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Noun: captive  kap-tiv
  1. A person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war
    - prisoner
     
  2. An animal that is confined
     
  3. A person held in the grip of a strong emotion or passion
Adjective: captive  kap-tiv
  1. Being in captivity
    - confined, imprisoned, jailed
     
  2. Giving or marked by complete attention to
    - absorbed, engrossed, enwrapped, intent, wrapped

Derived forms: captives

See also: attentive, unfree

Type of: animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, emotional person, fauna, unfortunate, unfortunate person

Encyclopedia: Captive