capture

capture
cap·ture [ʼkæptʃəʳ, Am -ɚ] vt
1) (take prisoner)
to \capture sb jdn gefangen nehmen; police jdn festnehmen
2) (take possession)
to \capture a city eine Stadt einnehmen [o erobern];
to \capture a ship ein Schiff kapern [o aufbringen];
to \capture a treasure einen Schatz erobern;
3) (fig: gain)
to \capture sth control, prize etw erringen;
the Democrats \captured 70% of the votes die Demokraten konnten 70% der Stimmen auf sich vereinigen;
to \capture sb's attention/interest jds Aufmerksamkeit f /Interesse nt erregen;
to \capture sb's sympathy jds Sympathie f gewinnen
4) econ
to \capture the market den Markt erobern
5) (depict accurately)
to \capture sth etw einfangen;
to \capture sth in a painting/on film etw in einem Bild/auf Film festhalten
6) comput
to \capture sth etw erfassen n of a person Gefangennahme f; (by police) Festnahme f; of a city Einnahme f, Eroberung f; of a ship Kapern nt, Aufbringen nt

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