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1) (to take by force, skill etc: The soldiers captured the castle; Several animals were captured.) capturar
2) (to take possession of (a person's attention etc): The story captured his imagination.) cautivar
capture vb capturar / apresar
El gerundio de capture se escribe capturing
1 (seizure - of person) captura, apresamiento; (of town) toma, conquista
transitive verb
1 (seize - person) capturar, apresar; (- town) tomar
2 (gain - share of market) hacerse con; (- votes) conseguir, captar
3 figurative use (attract - attention, etc) captar, atraer, acaparar; (preserve - mood, etc) captar, reproducir; (on film, in painting, in words) captar, plasmar
capture ['kæpʃər] vt, -tured ; -turing
1) seize: capturar, apresar
2) catch: captar
to capture one's interest: captar el interés de uno
capture n
: captura f, apresamiento m
aprehensión s.f.
apresamiento s.m.
captura s.f.
prendimiento s.m.
presa s.f.
prisionero s.m.
prisión s.f.
toma s.f.
tomada s.f. (Computing; graphics)
capturar (una imagen)
(Informática) v.
apresar v.
captar v.

I 'kæptʃər, 'kæptʃə(r)
transitive verb
1) (seize by force) \<\<person/animal\>\> capturar; \<\<ship\>\> apresar; \<\<city\>\> tomar
a) (attract, hold) \<\<attention/interest\>\> captar, atraer*
b) (preserve, record) \<\<mood/atmosphere\>\> captar, reproducir*

mass noun (of person, animal) captura f; (of city) conquista f, toma f; (of ship) apresamiento m
1. N
1) [of animal, soldier, escapee] captura f , apresamiento m ; [of city etc] toma f , conquista f
2) (Comput) captura f , recogida f
3) (=thing caught) presa f
2. VT
1) [+ animal] apresar; [+ soldier, escapee] capturar, apresar; [+ city etc] tomar, conquistar; (Comm) [+ market] conquistar, acaparar; [+ leadership] apoderarse de
2) (=attract) [+ attention, interest] captar

a film that has captured the imagination of teenagers — una película que ha cautivado la imaginación de los adolescentes

this phenomenon has captured the attention of many scientists — este fenómeno ha llamado la atención de muchos científicos

the woman who has captured his heart — la mujer que le ha arrebatado el corazón

3) (=convey, evoke) captar, reflejar

to capture sth on film — captar algo con la cámara

4) [+ data] capturar, recoger
* * *

I ['kæptʃər, 'kæptʃə(r)]
transitive verb
1) (seize by force) \<\<person/animal\>\> capturar; \<\<ship\>\> apresar; \<\<city\>\> tomar
a) (attract, hold) \<\<attention/interest\>\> captar, atraer*
b) (preserve, record) \<\<mood/atmosphere\>\> captar, reproducir*

mass noun (of person, animal) captura f; (of city) conquista f, toma f; (of ship) apresamiento m

English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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  • Capture — Cap ture, n. [L. capture, fr. caper to take: cf. F. capture. See {Caitiff}, and cf. {aptive}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of seizing by force, or getting possession of by superior power or by stratagem; as, the capture of an enemy, a vessel, or a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • capture — [kap′chər] n. [Fr < L captura < captus: see CAPTIVE] 1. a taking or being taken by force, surprise, or skill, as enemy troops, an opponent s piece in chess, etc. 2. that which is thus taken or seized; specif., a prize or booty in war 3. the …   English World dictionary

  • capture — (n.) 1540s, from M.Fr. capture a taking, from L. captura a taking (especially of animals), from captus (see CAPTIVE (Cf. captive)). The verb is 1795; in chess, checkers, etc., 1820. Related: Captured; capturing …   Etymology dictionary

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