[verb] succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase; "We finally got the suspect"; "Did you catch the thief?" Synonyms:get, catch
[verb] 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"
[verb] 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" Synonyms:appropriate, seize, conquer
[verb] capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping; "I caught a rabbit in the trap toady" Synonyms:catch