See also: captaré

Italian Edit

Etymology Edit

Borrowed from Latin captāre.

Pronunciation Edit

  • IPA(key): /kapˈ
  • Rhymes: -are
  • Hyphenation: cap‧tà‧re

Verb Edit

captàre (first-person singular present càpto, first-person singular past historic captài, past participle captàto, auxiliary avére) (transitive)

  1. to skillfully obtain or capture
    captare la sua fiducia
    to gain his trust
    captare l'acqua del fiume per irrigare il campo
    to take the water from the river to irrigate the field
  2. to pick up, receive (a radio, TV, telegraphic, etc. transmission)
  3. to read (someone's mind or intentions); to intuit
    captare le sue intenzioni
    to intuit his intentions

Conjugation Edit

Anagrams Edit

Latin Edit

Verb Edit


  1. inflection of captō:
    1. present active infinitive
    2. second-person singular present passive imperative/indicative

Romanian Edit

Etymology Edit

From capta +‎ -re.

Noun Edit

captare f (plural captări)

  1. capture

Declension Edit

Spanish Edit

Verb Edit


  1. first/third-person singular future subjunctive of captar