Translation of captar in English:
verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 1 1.1 [atención/interés] to capture 1.2 [clientes] to win, gain; [partidarios/empleados] to attract, recruit
- 2 [sentido/matiz] to grasp; [significado/indirecta] to get no captó la indirecta she didn't get the hint [familiar/colloquial] parecía no captar las dimensiones del problema he appeared not to grasp the scale of the problem
- 3 [emisora/señal] to pick up, receive las imágenes que captó nuestro fotógrafo the shots o/or pictures which our photographer took
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Spain's literary renaissance, known as the Golden Age (Siglo de Oro/i>), roughly covers the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It includes the Italian-influenced poetry of figures such as Garcilaso de la Vega; the religious verse of Fray Luis de León, Santa Teresa de Ávila and San Juan de la Cruz; picaresque novels such as the anonymous Lazarillo de Tormes and Quevedo's Buscón; Miguel de Cervantes' immortal Don Quijote; the theater of Lope de Vega, and the ornate poetry of Luis de Góngora.