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View definitions for keep captive

keep captive

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I never keep captive birds, but if they were given to me, and I could not refuse, I should do a great deal more for them.

No king or emperor in the world had the power to keep captive this nonentity, this Haralal.

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On this page you'll find 53 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to keep captive, such as: apprehend, commit, detain, hold, incarcerate, and jail.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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