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.
- captive audience,
- captive market,
- capture beat,
- captured rotation,
Origin of capture
Examples from the Web for captures
He captures all the different issues a president deals with and moves from one to the next.
Then I read aloud from something that captures the Holiday Spirit.
He captures Ramone and his second wife, Barbara, together in the studio in one photo, him on bass, her on guitar.‘All Good Cretins Go to Heaven’: Dee Dee Ramone’s Twisted Punk Paintings|Melissa Leon|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
No one doubts that these comedians will be killed if ISIS captures them.
Amanda Reiman, policy manager for the California branch of the Drug Policy Alliance, captures the complex research problem well.
We held our ground and captures until General Davies came to our relief, which he did very promptly.Some Personal Reminiscences of Service in the Cavalry of the Army of the Potomac|Hampton Sidney Thomas
It became useful to the pirates, however, mainly from its being a safe place at which to dispose of their captures.The West Indies and the Spanish Main |James Rodway
It is the usual custom of anglers, I believe, to view their captures through magnifying-glasses before discoursing upon them.Photographic Amusements, Ninth Edition|Walter E. Woodbury and Frank R. Fraprie
In other words she had not been sent for before, and he had therefore been enticed, as one captures singing-birds.Fair Haven and Foul Strand|August Strindberg
Man commonly begs the question again taking for granted that he captures the forces.The Education of Henry Adams|Henry Adams