Synonyms of 'prisoner'
1 convictDictionary, con (slang), lag (slang)the large number of prisoners sharing cells
Only free men can negotiate. Prisoners cannot enter into contracts
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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.
A hostage is someone who has been captured by a person or organization and who may be killed or injured if people do not do what that person or organization demands.
the man they were holding as a hostage
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Thesaurus for prisoner from the Collins English Thesaurus
A prisoner is a person who is kept in a prison as a punishment for a crime that they have committed .