capture vs seizure what difference

what is difference between capture and seizure

English

Etymology

Borrowed from Middle French capture (noun), from Latin captūra.

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈkæp.t͡ʃɚ/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈkæp.t͡ʃə/
  • Rhymes: -æptʃə(ɹ)

Noun

capture (countable and uncountable, plural captures)

  1. An act of capturing; a seizing by force or stratagem.
    • even with regard to captures made at sea
  2. The securing of an object of strife or desire, as by the power of some attraction.
  3. Something that has been captured; a captive.
  4. The recording or storage of something for later playback.
  5. (computing) A particular match found for a pattern in a text string.

Translations

Verb

capture (third-person singular simple present captures, present participle capturing, simple past and past participle captured)

  1. (transitive) To take control of; to seize by force or stratagem.
  2. (transitive) To store (as in sounds or image) for later revisitation.
  3. (transitive) To reproduce convincingly.
  4. (transitive) To remove or take control of an opponent’s piece in a game (e.g., chess, go, checkers).
    • 1954, Fred Reinfeld, How to Be a Winner at Chess, page 63, Hanover House (Garden City, NY)
      How deeply ingrained capturing is in the mind of a chess master can be seen from this story.

Translations

Derived terms

  • capture the flag
  • piscicapture
  • recapture
  • regulatory capture
  • screen capture
  • uncapture

Related terms

  • captivate
  • captive
  • captivity
  • caption

See also

  • take
  • arrest
  • apprehend
  • take over
  • snapshot

Anagrams

  • cuprate, uptrace

French

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin captūra (catching, capture), from captus, perfect passive participle of capiō (capture, seize, take).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kap.tyʁ/

Noun

capture f (plural captures)

  1. capture
  2. a catch, a take

Derived terms

  • capture d’écran
  • capturer

Further reading

  • “capture” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Anagrams

  • aperçut, aperçût
  • capteur
  • percuta

Latin

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /kapˈtuː.re/, [käpˈt̪uːɾɛ]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /kapˈtu.re/, [kɑpˈt̪uːrɛ]

Participle

captūre

  1. vocative masculine singular of captūrus

Portuguese

Verb

capture

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of capturar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of capturar
  3. first-person singular imperative of capturar
  4. third-person singular imperative of capturar

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kapˈtuɾe/, [kapˈt̪u.ɾe]

Verb

capture

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of capturar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of capturar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of capturar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of capturar.


English

Alternative forms

  • seisure (obsolete)

Etymology

seize +‎ -ure

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈsiʒɚ /, /ˈsizjʊɚ/
  • Rhymes: -iːʒə(ɹ)

Noun

seizure (countable and uncountable, plural seizures)

  1. The act of taking possession, as by force or right of law.
    the seizure of a thief, a property, a throne, etc.
    The search warrant permitted the seizure of evidence.
    • 1874, Marcus Clarke, For the Term of His Natural Life, Chapter VII
      As yet there had been no alarm of fever. The three seizures had excited some comment, however, and had it not been for the counter-excitement of the burning ship, it is possible that Pine’s precaution would have been thrown away
  2. A sudden attack or convulsion, (e.g. an epileptic seizure).
    He fell to the floor and convulsed when the epileptic seizure occurred.
  3. A sudden onset of pain or emotion.
    He felt the sudden seizure of pain as the heart attack began.
  4. That which is seized, or taken possession of; a thing laid hold of, or possessed.
  5. (obsolete) Retention within one’s grasp or power; possession; ownership.
    • Make o’er thy honour by a deed of trust, / And give me seizure of the mighty wealth.

Translations

References

  • Search and seizure on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • seizure on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

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