Capture means to take hold of or control of, often by force.(verb)
An example of to capture is to take a prisoner of war.
The definition of capture means the act of taking control of or something that has been caught.(noun)
An example of a capture is the game which were killed during a hunting trip.
See capture in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr < L captura < captus: see captive
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transitive verb cap·tured, cap·tur·ing, cap·tures
Origin: From French, capture
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin captūra, a catching of animals
Origin: , from captus
Origin: , past participle of capere, to seize; see kap- in Indo-European roots.
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