Synonyms for (noun) captive

Synonyms: captive

Definition: an animal that is confined

Similar words: animal, animate being, beast, fauna, brute, creature

Definition: a living organism characterized by voluntary movement


Synonyms: captive

Definition: a person held in the grip of a strong emotion or passion

Similar words: emotional person

Definition: a person subject to strong states of emotion


Synonyms: prisoner, captive

Definition: a person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war

Similar words: unfortunate, unfortunate person

Definition: a person who suffers misfortune

Synonyms for (adjective) captive

Synonyms: absorbed, intent, captive, wrapped, engrossed, enwrapped

Definition: giving or marked by complete attention to

Usage: that engrossed look or rapt delight; then wrapped in dreams; so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred- Walter de la Mare; rapt with wonder; wrapped in thought

Similar words: attentive

Definition: (often followed by `to') giving care or attention

Usage: attentive to details; the nurse was attentive to her patient; an attentive suitor


Synonyms: confined, jailed, imprisoned, captive

Definition: being in captivity

Similar words: unfree

Definition: hampered and not free; not able to act at will