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takes captive

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  • as incapture
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Synonyms for takes captive

verb abduct; take by force
  • ambush
  • annex
  • apprehend
  • arrest
  • capture
  • catch
  • commandeer
  • confiscate
  • force
  • grab
  • hijack
  • impound
  • kidnap
  • occupy
  • overrun
  • pick up
  • take
  • take over
  • appropriate
  • arrogate
  • bag
  • bust
  • claw
  • clutch
  • conquer
  • exact
  • gain
  • get
  • grasp
  • hook
  • incorporate
  • lift
  • nab
  • nail
  • overcome
  • overpower
  • overwhelm
  • pounce
  • secure
  • snag
  • snare
  • subdue
  • throttle
  • trap
  • usurp
  • wrench
  • carry off
  • spirit away
  • take by storm
  • take captive
  • take possession of

Antonyms for takes captive

  • be immune
  • free
  • give
  • let go
  • lose
  • misunderstand
  • offer
  • release
  • surrender
  • yield
  • drop
  • fail
  • forfeit
  • give in
  • give up
  • liberate
  • loosen
  • miss
  • pass
  • unfasten
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.