HyperDic: prisoner

English > 1 sense of the word prisoner:
NOUNperson prisoner, captivea person who is confined
prisoner > pronunciation
Soundsprih'zahner; prih'zner
RhymesAfrikaner ... yawner: 180 rhymes with ner...
English > prisoner: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war.
Synonymcaptive
Narrowerconvict, con, inmate, yard bird, yardbirdA person serving a sentence in a jail or prison
detainee, political detaineeSome held in custody
hostage, suretyA prisoner who is held by one party to insure that another party / party will meet specified terms
interneeA person who is interned
political prisonersomeone who is imprisoned because of their political views
prisoner of war, POWA person who surrenders to (or is taken by) the enemy in time of war
Broaderunfortunate, unfortunate personA person who suffers misfortune
Spanishcautivo, PDG, preso, prisionero, recluso
CatalanPDG, pres, presoner, reclús

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