hold interest; take control of sth by force from an enemy; win; gain
"capture the essence of Spring"
"capture an idea"
"She captured all the men's hearts"
"We finally got the suspect"
"Did you catch the thief?"
"This nucleus has captured the slow-moving neutrons"
"The star captured a comet"
"the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants"
"The army seized the town"
"The militia captured the castle"
"I caught a rabbit in the trap today"
A book of Norse mythology which strongly captured my fancy.