hostage synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term hostage:

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hostage, surety(noun)

    a prisoner who is held by one party to insure that another party will meet specified terms

    security, warrantor, hostage, warranter, guarantor, surety

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

hostages, hostage-taking, ransom