captures 1 of 2

present tense third-person singular of capture


2 of 2


plural of capture
as in prisoners
one that has been taken and held in confinement a Spanish treasure ship was the most valuable capture ever taken by that privateer

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“Captures.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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