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capture

verb apprehend, arrest, capere, carry away, catch, comprehendere, confine, hold captive, hold in cappivity, immure, impress, imprison, incarcerate, jail, lock up, make an arrest, make prisoner, net, repress, restrain, seize, subdue, take by assault, take by force, take captive, take into custody, take possession of, take prisoner
Associated concepts: capture of a criminal defendant, cappure of wild animals, captured property
See also: apprehend, apprehension, appropriate, appropriation, arrest, attain, carry away, confine, confiscate, deprive, detain, disseisin, distraint, distress, enclose, ensnare, gain, hijack, jail, kidnap, obtain, occupy, preempt, prize, procure, repossess, seize, subdue, succeed, taking

CAPTURE, war. The taking of property by one belligerent from another.
     2. To make a good capture of a ship, it must be subdued and taken by an enemy in open war, or by way of reprisals, or by a pirate, and with intent to deprive the owner of it.
     3. Capture may be with intent to possess both ship and cargo, or only to seize the goods of the enemy, or contraband goods which are on board: The former is the capture of the ship in the proper sense of the word; the latter is only an arrest and detention, without any design to deprive the owner of it. Capture is deemed lawful, when made by a declared enemy, lawfully commissioned and according to the laws of war; and unlawful, when it is against the rules established by the law of nations. Marsh. Ins. B. 1, c. 12, s. 4.See, generally, Lee on Captures, passim; 1 Chitty's Com. Law, 377 to 512; 2 Woddes. 435 to 457; 2 Caines' C. Err 158; 7 Johns. R. 449; 3 Caines' R. 155; 11 Johns. R. 241; 13 Johns. R.161; 14 Johns. R. 227; 3 Wheat. 183; 4 Cranch, 436 Mass. 197; Bouv. Inst. Index, h.t.

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It is too bad' Hoyt wrote in 1980, 'that in summarily dismissing See's broader work on Capture theory, which was justified, astronomers threw out See's .
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