capture

capture
1. noun
1) (of thief etc.) Festnahme, die; (of town) Einnahme, die
2) (thing or person captured) Fang, der
2. transitive verb
1) festnehmen [Person]; [ein]fangen [Tier]; einnehmen [Stadt]; ergattern [Preis]

capture somebody's heart — jemandes Herz gewinnen

they captured the city from the Romans — sie nahmen den Römern die Stadt ab

2) (Chess etc.) schlagen [Figur]
3) (Computing) erfassen [Daten]
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[- ə]
verb
1) (to take by force, skill etc: The soldiers captured the castle; Several animals were captured.) erobern, fangen
2) (to take possession of (a person's attention etc): The story captured his imagination.) einfangen
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cap·ture
[ˈkæptʃəʳ, AM -ɚ]
I. 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/Interesse erregen
to \capture sb's sympathy jds Sympathie 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
II. 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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['kptʃə(r)]
1. vt
1) town einnehmen, erobern; treasure erobern; person gefangen nehmen; animal (ein)fangen; ship kapern, aufbringen (spec)

they captured the town from the enemy — sie eroberten die vom Feind beherrschte Stadt

2) (fig) votes erringen, auf sich (acc) vereinigen; prizes erringen; (painter etc) atmosphere einfangen; attention, sb's interest erregen
3) (COMPUT) data erfassen
2. n
Eroberung f; (= thing captured also) Fang m; (of escapee) Gefangennahme f; (of animal) Einfangen nt; (COMPUT, of data) Erfassung f
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capture [ˈkæptʃə(r)]
A v/t
1. fangen, gefangen nehmen
2. MIL
a) einnehmen, erobern
b) erbeuten:
captured property Beute f
3. SCHIFF kapern, aufbringen
4. COMPUT Daten erfassen
5. fig erobern:
a) die Macht etc an sich reißen
b) erlangen, einen Preis etc gewinnen
c) gewinnen, fesseln, für sich einnehmen:
capture sb’s imagination jemanden begeistern
6. fig eine Stimmung etc, auch PHYS Neutronen einfangen
B s
1. Gefangennahme f
2. MIL
a) Einnahme f, Eroberung f
b) Erbeutung f
3. SCHIFF
a) Kapern n, Aufbringen n
b) Beute f, Prise f
4. COMPUT (Daten)Erfassung f
5. fig Eroberung f
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1. noun
1) (of thief etc.) Festnahme, die; (of town) Einnahme, die
2) (thing or person captured) Fang, der
2. transitive verb
1) festnehmen [Person]; [ein]fangen [Tier]; einnehmen [Stadt]; ergattern [Preis]

capture somebody's heart — jemandes Herz gewinnen

they captured the city from the Romans — sie nahmen den Römern die Stadt ab

2) (Chess etc.) schlagen [Figur]
3) (Computing) erfassen [Daten]
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n.
Ergreifung f. v.
einfangen v.
erfassen v.
gefangen nehmen ausdr.
gefangennehmen (alt.Rechtschreibung) v.
kapern v.

English-german dictionary. 2013.

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