encapture

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

en- +‎ capture

Verb[edit]

encapture (third-person singular simple present encaptures, present participle encapturing, simple past and past participle encaptured)

  1. (transitive) To capture.
    • 1958, Patrick Kavanagh, Canal Bank Walk
      O unworn world enrapture me, encapture me...
    • 2006, Sandra Mollin, Euro-English: assessing variety status
      ...the English language has inspired linguists to design an array of different models attempting to systematize and encapture its various manifestations...

Usage notes[edit]

  • This term is moderately rare and may sometimes be a confusion of capture and encapsulate.