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(noun, adj.sat, verb, adj.)


There are 9 meanings of the word Captive.

How to pronounce captive:


Captive - as a noun

A person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
unfortunate14unfortunate person
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

An animal that is confined

A person held in the grip of a strong emotion or passion

Captive - as an adjective satellite

Being in captivity

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Giving or marked by complete attention to

Example: "That engrossed look of rapt delight"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Captive - as a verb

To capture; to take captive.

Captive - as an adjective

Held prisoner; not free; confined.

Subdued by love; charmed; captivated.

Of or relating to bondage or confinement; serving to confine.

Example: "Captive chains; captive hours"

Example Sentences

"The captive pleaded for mercy."
"The captives were rescued by a team of commandos."
"The captives were held in inhumane conditions."
"The captives were chained to the walls."
"The captives escaped from their prison cell."
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Word Game Points

Is CAPTIVE a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, captive is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

CAPTIVE has a SCRABBLE points total of 14.

Is CAPTIVE a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, captive is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
CAPTIVE has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 17.

Is CAPTIVE a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, captive is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
CAPTIVE has a WORDFEUD points total of 16.

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