A person that catches or confines another: he managed to escape from his captors two nights later
More example sentences
- This seemed to catch their captor by surprise, but he quickly regained his composure.
- Many of the orange jumpsuit-clad detainees fight their captors at every opportunity.
- I only hope he can escape his captors so that we can remember his further exploits.
Mid 16th century: from Latin, from capt- 'seized, taken', from the verb capere.
Words that rhyme with captoradaptor, chapter, raptor
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Line breaks: cap¦tor
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