captive[ kap-tiv ]SEE DEFINITION OF captive
Synonyms for captive
- in custody
- locked up
- under lock and key
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CAPTIVE
Shortly after, the captive Duke was one morning found weeping.
"Evidently they fell out about the possession of the captive," suggested von Horn.
There were yet other rude experiences in store for the captive.
It reminds me, a captive by the waters of Babylon, that God is ever with the friendless.
In one of these toads and adders were the companions of the captive.
It was idle; a magic seems to shield a captive's leap for life.
When I came back into the room the captive had asked Charlotte to pray.
The captain started, peered into his captive's unflinching countenance.
After that he entered the cave and released his captive children, the apes.
The captive wives may even have been envied by the regular wife.