verb (used with object), cap·tured, cap·tur·ing.
- to enter (data) into a computer for processing or storage.
- to record (data) in preparation for such entry.
Origin of capture
Synonyms for capture
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Examples from the Web for capturer
Historical Examples of capturer
She feared that her capturer might take a fancy for roast fowl if he should see them.Fairy Tales from the German Forests
The delay did not tend to soothe his capturer; and he administered a slight shake.Verner's Pride
Mrs. Henry Wood
Search a patriot, a capturer of the tyrants' den, a man who has been exterminating aristocrats?The Countess of Charny
Alexandre Dumas (pere)
All wise schools have agreed that this latter capture depends to some extent on the faith of the capturer.All Things Considered
G. K. Chesterton
In the Welsh legends the maid consents to wed her capturer, and remain with him until he strikes her with iron.Welsh Folk-Lore
Word Origin for capture
1795, from capture (n.); in chess, checkers, etc., 1820. Related: Captured; capturing. Earlier verb in this sense was captive (early 15c.).
1540s, from Middle French capture "a taking," from Latin captura "a taking" (especially of animals), from captus (see captive).