Definitions for captiveˈkæp tɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prisoner, captive(noun)

    a person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war

  2. captive(noun)

    an animal that is confined

  3. captive(adj)

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

  4. captive, confined, imprisoned, jailed(adj)

    being in captivity

  5. captive, absorbed, engrossed, enwrapped, intent, wrapped(adj)

    giving or marked by complete attention to

    "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"

Wiktionary

  1. captive(Noun)

    a person who has been captured or is otherwise confined

  2. captive(Noun)

    a person held prisoner

  3. captive(Adjective)

    held prisoner; not free; confined

  4. Origin: Ultimately from captivus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Captive(noun)

    a prisoner taken by force or stratagem, esp., by an enemy, in war; one kept in bondage or in the power of another

  2. Captive(noun)

    one charmed or subdued by beaty, excellence, or affection; one who is captivated

  3. Captive(adj)

    made prisoner, especially in war; held in bondage or in confinement

  4. Captive(adj)

    subdued by love; charmed; captivated

  5. Captive(adj)

    of or pertaining to bondage or confinement; serving to confine; as, captive chains; captive hours

  6. Captive(verb)

    to take prisoner; to capture

Freebase

  1. Captive

    Captive is a science fiction role-playing video game released by Mindscape in 1990. A Dungeon Master "clone", it featured pseudo 3D realtime graphics from a first-person perspective. The player characters are androids operated remotely by a prisoner trying to free himself. The player assumes the role of the prisoner, and the game involves visiting and destroying a series of bases on different planets. It was released on Amiga, Atari ST and PC platforms.


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