(noun, adjective)


1. being in captivity

Similar word(s): unfree, confined, imprisoned, jailed

2. giving or marked by complete attention to

Similar word(s): attentive, absorbed, engrossed, enwrapped, intent, wrapped

Sentences with captive as an adjective:

- captive chains; captive hours


1. a person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war

Similar word(s): prisoner

Definition categories: person, unfortunate

2. an animal that is confined

Definition categories: person, animal, beast, brute, creature, fauna

3. a person held in the grip of a strong emotion or passion

Definition categories: person