cautivar

cautivar
transitive verb
1. (to enchant) 
El desfile cautivó a todos los niños.The parade captivated all of the children.
El presidente cautivó a la audiencia con un discurso apasionado y convincente.The president captivated the audience with his passionate and convincing speech.
Durante años sus películas han cautivado a espectadores de todos los gustos y edades.For many years now, his movies have fascinated audiences of all ages and tastes.
Lo que me cautiva de él es esa mirada penetrante que tiene.What attracts me to him is that penetrating gaze of his.
2. (to apprehend) 
Los prisioneros que lograron escapar fueron cautivados de nuevo.The prisoners who managed to escape were captured again.
La Marina por fin cautivó a los piratas.The navy finally took the pirates prisoner.
cautivar
transitive verb
1. (apresar) 
a. to capture 
2. (seducir) 
a. to captivate, to enchant 
cautivar
transitive verb
1 (hacer prisionero a) (Mil) to capture; take prisoner
2 (hechizar) to captivate
su belleza me cautivó her beauty captivated me
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