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captured

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

taken and held prisoner
  • a captured American business executive held for ransom by insurgents

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captured

verb
past tense of capture

Synonyms & Antonyms of captured (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to receive as return for effort
  • the movie's producers captured several awards for their work

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2 to take physical control or possession of (something) suddenly or forcibly
  • captured the cat just as it was about to escape out the front door

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“Captured.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/captured. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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