Definition of captor
: one that has captured a person or thing
Examples of captor in a sentence
The men fought their captors and escaped.
Origin and Etymology of captor
Late Latin, from Latin capere
First Known Use: circa 1688
CAPTOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of captor for English Language Learners
: someone who has captured a person and is keeping that person as a prisoner
CAPTOR Defined for Kids
Definition of captor for Students
: someone who has captured a person or thing
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