captive adj

see captive, n.

  1. Incarcerated; interned; imprisoned; kept in bondage; [fig.] dead; deceased; caught in mortality; (see Isaiah 51:14).

captive [-s] n

Fr. < L. captiv-us, taken prisoner.

  1. Invalid; shut-in; person unable to go out; someone in need of comfort.
  2. Prisoner; person without freedom; one who is confined; someone taken by force; [fig.] slave; bond-servant; (see Luke 4:18).