|Origin:||caption 'act of seizing or arresting, document allowing this' (14-19 centuries), from Latin captio 'act of taking', from capere; CAPTIVE1|
Related topics: Newspapers, Publishing
words printed above or below a picture in a book or newspaper or on a television screen to explain what the picture is showing [↪ subtitle]
—caption verb [transitive usually passive]
a photograph of the couple captioned 'rebuilding their romance'