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1 captive

A person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war.

synonym: prisoner.

Roget 754: prisoner, prisoner of war, POW, captive, inmate, detainee, hostage, abductee, detenu [Fr.], close prisoner.    jail bird, ticket of leave man, chevronne [Fr.].   

Roget 781: retention; retaining etc. v.; keep, detention, custody; tenacity, firm hold, grasp, gripe, grip, iron grip.    ... show more

Roget 897: love; fondness etc. adj.; liking; inclination etc. (desire) 865; regard, dilection, admiration, fancy.    affection, ... show more

Dutch: gedetineerde, gevangene
Polish: osadzony, więzień

2 captive

An animal that is confined.

3 captive

A person held in the grip of a strong emotion or passion.

Polish: niewolnik, więzień


1 captive

Being in captivity.

synonyms: confined, imprisoned, jailed.

2 captive

Giving or marked by complete attention to.

synonyms: absorbed, engrossed, enwrapped, intent, wrapped.

Moby thesaurus: POW, bond, bondmaid, bondman, bondslave, bondsman, bondswoman, caged, cageling, catch, chain gang, chattel, chattel slave, churl, con, concubine, confined, conquest, convict, coquette ... show more.

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