Definitions For Capture


  • 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
  • The act of taking and holding someone as a prisoner or of being taken as a prisoner
  • The act of getting control of something
  • The act of putting information in a form that a computer can use or read


  • Succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase
  • Capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping
  • Succeed in representing or expressing something intangible
  • Attract; cause to be enamored
  • Take possession of by force, as after an invasion
  • Bring about the capture of an elementary particle or celestial body and causing it enter a new orbit
  • To take and hold (someone) as a prisoner especially by using force
  • To catch (an animal)
  • To get control of (a place) especially by using force

Is Capture a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Capture is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Capture in a Sentence

  • The capture of the city by enemy forces
  • A Spanish treasure ship was the most valuable capture ever taken by that privateer
  • They were captured by enemy soldiers.
  • Using traps to capture mice
  • The city was captured by the Romans.

Synonyms for Capture

Antonyms for Capture

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