What does prisoner mean?

Definitions for prisoner
ˈprɪz ə nər, ˈprɪz nərpris·on·er

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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
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    Karen
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say prisoner in sign language?

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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. James Leavelle:

    I was hoping to save my prisoner and I didn't. That goes through my mind more than anything else.

  2. Italo Calvino:

    I am prisoner of a gaudy and unlivable present, where all forms of human society have reached an extreme of their cycle and there is no imagining what new forms they may assume.

  3. Ricky Jackson:

    Just because you are in prison doesn't mean you have to be a prisoner, If you know you are innocent you have to keep fighting.

  4. John Shipton:

    For months and months he has been living like a high-security prisoner, he can't even go to the toilet. There have been cameras watching his every move.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    Letting go is simply, refusing to be intimidated by your/one's past. It is as well, not allowing your past failures or mistakes to affect your present life and the future ahead of you. Do remember, whoever that refuses to let go of his or her past is likely to ruin his or her future. Moreover, if you keep on living in your past. You will become a prisoner of your past rather than a pioneer of your future.

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