win/steal/capture one's heart

Definition of win/steal/capture one's heart

  1. :  to cause another person to feel love for one He was determined to win/steal/capture her heart.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to get possession of by effort or fortune

    :  to obtain by work :  earn

    :  to gain in or as if in battle or contest

  1. :  victory

    :  first place at the finish (as of a horse race)

stealplay
  1. :  to take the property of another wrongfully and especially as a habitual or regular practice

    :  to come or go secretly, unobtrusively, gradually, or unexpectedly

    :  to steal or attempt to steal a base

  1. :  the act or an instance of stealing

    :  a fraudulent or questionable political deal

    :  bargain

captureplay
  1. :  an act or instance of capturing: such as

    :  an act of catching, winning, or gaining control by force, stratagem, or guile

    :  a move in a board game (such as chess or checkers) that gains an opponent's piece

  1. :  to take captive

    :  to gain control of especially by force

    :  to gain or win especially through effort

heartplay
  1. :  a hollow muscular organ of vertebrate animals that by its rhythmic contraction acts as a force pump maintaining the circulation of the blood

    :  a structure in an invertebrate animal functionally analogous to the vertebrate heart

    :  breast, bosom

  1. :  love

    :  hearten

    :  to fix in the heart


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