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synonyms for hold hostage

  • apprehend
  • commit
  • detain
  • hold
  • incarcerate
  • jail
  • lock up
  • remand
  • cage
  • check
  • circumscribe
  • closet
  • constrain
  • curb
  • ice
  • immure
  • impound
  • intern
  • keep
  • limit
  • nab
  • occlude
  • pen
  • restrain
  • stockade
  • trammel
  • bastille
  • bottle up
  • fence in
  • hold captive
  • hold in custody
  • keep captive
  • keep in custody
  • lock in
  • put away
  • put behind bars
  • rail in
  • send to prison
  • send up
  • shut in
  • take prisoner

antonyms for hold hostage

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  • cease
  • free
  • let go
  • liberate
  • release
  • stop
  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • help
  • permit
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