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  Definition of captive
  1. an animal that is confined
  2. a person held in the grip of a strong emotion or passion
  3. a person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war
  4. in captivity
  5. deeply moved; "sat completely still, enraptured by the music"; "listened with rapt admiration"; "rapt in reverie"
Similar Words: prisoner, confined, imprisoned, jailed, enraptured, rapt

 

Hyponyms: convict, con, inmate, jailbird, gaolbird, detainee, political detainee, hostage, surety, internee, political prisoner, prisoner of war, POW

 

Derivational Morphology: capture, enamour, trance, catch, becharm, enamor, captivate, beguile, charm, fascinate, bewitch, entrance, enchant

 

 
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