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Synonyms for captor
ˈkæp tər

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Wiktionary

  1. captor(noun)

    Synonyms:
    kidnapper, jailer, guard, arrester, nabber

  2. captor(noun)

    One who is holding a captive or captives.

    Synonyms:
    nabber, guard, kidnapper, arrester, jailer

  3. captor(noun)

    One who catches or has caught or captured something or someone.

    Synonyms:
    guard, nabber, jailer, kidnapper, arrester

Princeton's WordNet

  1. captor, capturer(noun)

    a person who captures and holds people or animals

    Synonyms:
    capturer

    Antonyms:
    liberator

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "captor":

    abductor, kidnapper, jailer, turnkey

How to pronounce captor?

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Australian
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How to use captor in a sentence?

  1. Sheriff Chip Simmons:

    She fought and she fought and she fought, until finally she was able to break free from her would-be captor.

  2. Alan Marshall Beck:

    A boy is a magical creature you can lock him out of your workshop, but you can't lock him out of your heart. You can get him out of your study, but you can't get him out of your mind. Might as well give up he is your captor, your jailer, your boss and your master a freckled-faced, pint-sized, cat-chasing bundle of noise. But when you come home at night with only the shattered pieces of your hopes and dreams, he can mend them like new with two magic words Hi, Dad

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