Synonyms of capture in English:

capture


See definition of capture

verb

1‘a spy had been captured in Moscow’

SYNONYMS
catch, apprehend, seize, arrest
take prisoner, take captive, take into custody
imprison, detain, put in jail, throw in jail, put behind bars, put under lock and key, incarcerate
lay hold of, abduct, carry off, take
trap, snare, ensnare, net, hook, reel in, land, beach
informal nab, collar, pinch, lift, nail, bust, pick up, bag, run in, haul in, pull in, feel someone's collar
British informal nick
ANTONYMS

free

2‘guerrillas captured a strategic district’

SYNONYMS
occupy, invade, conquer, seize, take, take over, take possession of, annex, subjugate
win, gain, secure

3‘haunting music captures the atmosphere of a summer morning’

SYNONYMS
express, reproduce, represent, show, encapsulate, record

4‘tales of pirates have captured the imagination of children through the centuries’

SYNONYMS
engage, attract, draw, gain, catch, grab, arrest, seize, hold

noun

1‘he's extremely dangerous and will do anything to evade capture’

SYNONYMS
arrest, apprehension, seizure, being trapped, being taken prisoner, being taken captive, being taken into custody, imprisonment, being imprisoned
informal being nabbed, being collared, being pinched, being lifted
ANTONYMS

freedom, escape