Definition of 捉

  • catch
  • capture

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ソク
  • サク
  • とらえる

Popular Words With This Kanji

捕らえる, 捕える, 捉える, とらえる

to seize, to capture, to arrest, to grasp, to perceive, to treat (as)

掴む, 摑む, 攫む, 把む, 捉む, つかむ

to seize, to catch, to grasp, to grip, to grab, to hold, to catch hold of, to lay one's hands on, to clutch, to understand, to grasp, to comprehend

捕らわれる, 捕われる, 囚われる, 捉われる, とらわれる

to be caught, to be captured, to be taken prisoner, to be arrested, to be apprehended, to be seized with (fear, etc.), to be a slave to, to stick to, to adhere to, to be swayed by

捕まる, 掴まる, 捉まる, 摑まる, つかまる

to be caught, to be arrested, to hold on to, to grasp, to find (e.g. proof), to get (e.g. a taxi), to be detained by

捕まえる, 捉まえる, 掴まえる, つかまえる

to catch, to arrest, to seize

捕捉, 捕そく, ほそく

capture, seizure

手づかみ, 手掴み, 手捉み, てづかみ

grasping (with one's bare hands), holding, grabbing, seizing, catching

意味を捉える, いみをとらえる

to grasp the meaning

言葉尻を捉える, 言葉尻をとらえる, 言葉尻を捕らえる, ことばじりをとらえる

to cavil at a person's words, to use somebody's words to trip him up

恐怖にとらわれる, 恐怖に囚われる, 恐怖に捕らわれる, 恐怖に捉われる, 恐怖に捕われる, きょうふにとらわれる

to be seized with fear, to be seized with panic


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