What does Prisoner mean?

Definitions for Prisoner
ˈprɪz ə nər, ˈprɪz nərPrison·er

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Prisoner.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. prisoner, captive(noun)

    a person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war

Wiktionary

  1. prisoner(Noun)

    A person incarcerated in a prison, while on trial or serving a sentence.

  2. prisoner(Noun)

    Any person held against his or her will.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prisoner(noun)

    one who is confined in a prison

    Etymology: [F. prisonnier.]

  2. Prisoner(noun)

    a person under arrest, or in custody, whether in prison or not; a person held in involuntary restraint; a captive; as, a prisoner at the bar of a court

    Etymology: [F. prisonnier.]

Freebase

  1. Prisoner

    Prisoner is an Australian soap opera that is set in the Wentworth Detention Centre, a fictional women's prison. In The United States and United Kingdom it was billed as Prisoner: Cell Block H, and in Canada as Caged Women. The series was produced by the Reg Grundy Organisation in Australia, and aired on Network Ten, running 692 episodes from 27 February 1979 to 11 December 1986, after originally only devised as a 16 part mini-series. The series was inspired by British television drama Within These Walls, which had achieved moderate success in Australia. Prisoner producers even approached Googie Withers of Within These Walls to play the role of Prisoner's governor, an offer that she declined. Because of an injunction brought by UK-based ATV, which considered the title too similar to their own series, The Prisoner, it was originally not possible for overseas broadcasters to screen the show under the Prisoner title, which necessitated a name change. In March 2012, it was announced that the series would be "reimagined" on Foxtel in a new version entitled Wentworth.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Prisoner' in Nouns Frequency: #985

How to pronounce Prisoner?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Prisoner in sign language?

  1. prisoner

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Prisoner in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Prisoner in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Prisoner in a Sentence

  1. H.W. Mann:

    Seek happiness and you will find unhappiness. There is no path to happiness. Happiness is the path. Happiness is a state of mind. A state of surrender to and acceptance of what is. Reality experienced through presence. We cannot live in the future nor the past, but we can choose to be held prisoner. To be set free we must move into this moment. This moment is all that exists and all that will ever exist. If we choose not to be happy now, Then When?

  2. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop:

    I raised the fact that there were Indonesian prisoners in Australian jails and whether there was an opportunity for us to consider a prisoner swap, a prisoner transfer or a clemency plea in exchange for a return of prisoners, i just asked for a pause in their preparations for the execution of Mr Sukumaran and Mr Chan so that we could have officials explore these ideas.

  3. Daughter Rachel McDonnell:

    She's really become a prisoner in her own home.

  4. Foreign Affairs spokesperson Arrmanatha Nasir:

    Indonesia does not have legislation or laws or any other legal instruments that will enable the issue of a prisoner exchange to be conducted, we understand the need for Australia to serve its citizens but again we must emphasize that such efforts must be done in a diplomatic manner, in a way that is respectful to the laws of country, in this case, the laws of Indonesia and the sovereignty of the laws of Indonesia.

  5. Robert A. Heinlein, "If This Goes On":

    Each man is his own prisoner, in solitary confinement for life.

Images & Illustrations of Prisoner

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