capture /ˈkæptʃər/ verb [T]
PRISONER › to catch someone and make them your prisoner: Two soldiers were captured by the enemy.
CONTROL › to get control of a place with force: Rebel troops have captured the city.
GET › to succeed in getting something when you are competing against other people: The Green Party has captured 12% of the vote.
DESCRIBE › to show or describe something successfully using words or pictures: His book really captures the spirit of the place.
capture sb/sth on camera/film, etc › to record someone or something on camera/film, etc
capture sb's attention/imagination › to make someone very interested or excited: The campaign has really captured the public's imagination.
capture sb's heart › to make someone love you: She captured the hearts of the nation.