English - German DictionaryTranslate Capture from German to English
capturethe act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
recapturethe act of taking something back
recapturea legal seizure by the government of profits beyond a fixed amount
capturethe removal of an opponent''s piece from the chess board
capturethe act of taking of a person by force
capturera person who captures and holds people or animals
captureany process in which an atomic or nuclear system acquires an additional particle
capturea process whereby a star or planet holds an object in its gravitational field
capturesucceed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase; "We finally got the suspect"; "Did you catch the thief?"
recapturecapture again; "recapture the escaped prisoner"
capturecapture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping; "I caught a rabbit in the trap toady"
capturesucceed in representing or expressing something intangible; "capture the essence of Spring"; "capture an idea"
recapturetake up anew; "The author recaptures an old idea here"
recaptureexperience anew; "She could not recapture that feeling of happiness"
captureattract; cause to be enamored; "She captured all the men''s hearts"
capturetake 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"
recapturetake back by force, as after a battle; "The military forces managed to recapture the fort"
capturebring 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"