Convict and Captive


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Convict noun – A person convicted as a criminal and serving a prison sentence.
Usage example: a warning that the three escaped convicts were armed and dangerous

Captive is a synonym for convict in criminal topic. In some cases you can use "Captive" instead a noun "Convict", when it comes to topics like prisoner. popular alternative
Nearby Words: conviction, convicted, convicting
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Captive noun – One that has been taken and held in confinement.
Usage example: the captives in the concentration camp had devised a daring plan of escape

Convict is a synonym for captive in prisoner topic. You can use "Convict" instead a noun "Captive", if it concerns topics such as person held physically. popular alternative
Nearby Words: capture, captivate, captivated, captivity, captor
Synonyms for Captive

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fellow fellow convict fellow captive
human human convict human captive
female female convict female captive
alien alien convict alien captive
Other adjectives: current, single, male, large, big, new, past, former, escaped, english.
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