Now, in Morocco a convert is a most rare and curious animal, and he is usually not a great credit to his capturers.
The child who is pulled over the handkerchief becomes the “captured nut,” and joins the side of her capturers.
Succeeding heroes have, in after days, been announced as the capturers of this famous white hart.
Succeeding heroes have in after days been announced as the capturers of this famous white hart.
The grin was still wide on his lips when his capturers brought him back to face Lucretia.
1795, from capture (n.); in chess, checkers, etc., 1820. Related: Captured; capturing. Earlier verb in this sense was captive (early 15c.).
capture cap·ture (kāp'chər)
The act of catching, taking, or holding a particle or impulse.