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Related / Similar Words: gaining control, seizure, get, catch, enamour, trance, becharm, enamor, captivate, beguile, charm, fascinate, bewitch, entrance, enchant, appropriate, seize, conquer

 

Definition:
  • the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property;
  • the removal of an opponent''s piece from the chess board;
  • the act of taking of a person by force;
  • any process in which an atomic or nuclear system acquires an additional particle;
  • a process whereby a star or planet holds an object in its gravitational field;
  • succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase; "We finally got the suspect"; "Did you catch the thief?";
  • capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping; "I caught a rabbit in the trap toady";
  • succeed in representing or expressing something intangible; "capture the essence of Spring"; "capture an idea";
  • attract; cause to be enamored; "She captured all the men''s hearts";
  • take possession of by force, as after an invasion; "the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants"; "The army seized the town"; "The militia captured the castle";
  • bring about the capture of an elementary particle or celestial body and causing it enter a new orbit; "This nucleus has captured the slow-moving neutrons"; "The star captured a comet";

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    Hyponyms: usurpation, apprehension, arrest, catch, collar, pinch, taking into custody, conquest, conquering, subjection, subjugation, enslavement, exchange, abduction, kidnapping, snatch, recapture, retake, lasso, rope, hunt, run, hunt down, track down, bag, batfowl, rat, trap, entrap, snare, ensnare, trammel, hold, work, annex, carry

     

    Grouped Verbs: catch

     

    Derivational Morphology: appropriate, seize, conquer, get, catch, seizure, apprehension, arrest, collar, pinch, taking into custody, haul, captor, capturer, captivation, enchantment, enthrallment, fascination, entrancement, ravishment, bewitchery, beguilement, animal magnetism, smoothie, smoothy, sweet talker, charmer, appeal, appealingness, charm, beguiler, captive, match, spell, trance, conquest, conquering, subjection, subjugation, gaining control, appropriator

     

     
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