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Common Mistakes and Confusing Words in English

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captivate
vs
capture

Captivate is a verb used to describe the action of attracting and holding the attention or interest of something or someone.

For example: After being unrolled and revealed to Caesar, Cleopatra captivated him with her intelligence.

Capture is a verb used to describe the action of taking by force or stratagem, to take control of or to record in a lasting form.

For example: The photograph captured the joy of the bride and groom.