What does captor mean?

Definitions for captor
ˈkæp tərcap·tor

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. captor, capturernoun

    a person who captures and holds people or animals

Wiktionary

  1. captornoun

    One who is holding a captive or captives.

    Etymology: From the , from the capere. (English usage began around 1688).

  2. captornoun

    One who catches or has caught or captured something or someone.

    Etymology: From the , from the capere. (English usage began around 1688).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Captornoun

    one who captures any person or thing, as a prisoner or a prize

    Etymology: [L., a cather (of animals), fr. caper to take.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. captor

    One who takes, as a prisoner or a prize.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of captor in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of captor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of captor in a Sentence

  1. Alan Marshall Beck:

    A boy is a magical creature you can lock him out of your workshop, but you can't lock him out of your heart. You can get him out of your study, but you can't get him out of your mind. Might as well give up he is your captor, your jailer, your boss and your master a freckled-faced, pint-sized, cat-chasing bundle of noise. But when you come home at night with only the shattered pieces of your hopes and dreams, he can mend them like new with two magic words Hi, Dad

  2. Sheriff Chip Simmons:

    She fought and she fought and she fought, until finally she was able to break free from her would-be captor.

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