Synonyms of 'captive'
prisonerDictionary, hostage, convict
He described the difficulties of surviving for four months as a captive.
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A convict is someone who is in prison.
The prison houses only lifers and convicts on death row.
A detainee is someone who is held prisoner by a government because of his or her political views or activities.
The detainee was held without charge.
Thesaurus for captive from the Collins English Thesaurus
A captive person or animal is being kept imprisoned or enclosed .