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captive

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of captive

  1. taken and held prisoner the captive soldiers were treated humanely by the guards Synonyms apprehended, arrested, captured, caught, confined, imprisoned, incarcerated, interned, jailed Related Words bound, enslaved, indentured; ensnared, trapped; abducted, kidnapped (also kidnaped); subdued, subjugated; occupied Phrases behind bars Near Antonyms unconfined, unrestrained; delivered, emancipated, enfranchised, freed, liberated, paroled, released Antonyms free


captive

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of captive

  1. one that has been taken and held in confinement the captives in the concentration camp had devised a daring plan of escape Synonyms capture, internee, prisoner Related Words coprisoner; convict, jailbird; arrestee; abductee, kidnappee (or kidnapee) Near Antonyms custodian, guard, guardian, jailer (also jailor), keeper, marshal (also marshall), warden; abductor, kidnapper (also kidnaper) Antonyms captor


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