Examples of captor in a Sentence
The men fought their captors and escaped.
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Police say the girls got away from their captors, and their mother and stepfather rushed them to a hospital to be examined.
Perhaps Jones saw something of her violent ex-husband in her new captor, Lavell Hardy.
Barb gets a crash course in a foreign culture through her son’s captors, who have endured their share of loss and pain under the shah’s brutal regime.
In 1962, Powers was swapped for Soviet spy Rudolf Abel (who, unlike Powers, never blabbed to his captors).
His government captors put bombs in his throat and give him 24 hours to enter New York and rescue America’s president, who crash-landed there after a terrorist attack on Air Force One.
His alleged captor wasn’t a stranger, according to the victim.
With tears running down his cheeks, Bitcha went down on his knees to demonstrate how his captors whipped him while forcing him to speak to his brother on a cellphone.
His father, Pa Michael Obi, was taken by captors on his way to a funeral.
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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
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