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capture

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of capture

  1. one that has been taken and held in confinement a Spanish treasure ship was the most valuable capture ever taken by that privateer Synonyms captive, internee, prisonerRelated Words coprisoner; convict, jailbird; arrestee; abductee, kidnappee (or kidnapee)Near Antonyms custodian, guard, guardian, jailer (also jailor), keeper, marshal (also marshall), warden; abductor, kidnapper (also kidnaper)Antonyms captor


capture

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of capture

  1. 1 to receive as return for effort the movie's producers captured several awards for their work Synonyms acquire, attain, bag, bring in, earn, carry, come by, draw, gain, garner, get, knock down, land, make, obtain, procure, pull down, realize, reap, secure, winRelated Words clear, gross, net; accomplish, achieve, notch (up), score; accumulate, amass, draw, rack up; catch, pick up; annex, occupy, take over; reacquire, reattain, recapture, regain, remakeNear Antonyms accord, give, grant, pay; give up, hand over, part (with), relinquish, surrender, yieldAntonyms forfeit, lose

  2. 2 to take physical control or possession of (something) suddenly or forcibly captured the cat just as it was about to escape out the front door Synonyms bag, catch, collar, cop [slang], corral, get, glom, grab, grapple, hook, land, nab, nail, net, nobble [British slang], rap, seize, snag, snap (up), snare, snatch, trapRelated Words glove, halter, lasso, rope; apprehend, arrest, detain; bay, corner; clasp, clutch, fasten (on), fist, grasp, grip, hold, latch (on or onto), secure; rend, wrest; enmesh (also immesh), ensnare, entangle, entrap, mesh; abduct, kidnap, spirit (away or off)Near Antonyms discharge, free, liberate, release; drop, loosen, unhandAntonyms miss


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