Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 754 (Prisoner)

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#754. Prisoner.-- N. prisoner, prisoner of war, POW, captive, inmate, detainee, hostage, abductee[obs], detenu[Fr], close prisoner.

jail bird, ticket of leave man, chevronne[Fr].

V. stand committed; be imprisoned &c. 751.

take prisoner, take hostage (capture) 789.

Adj. imprisoned &c. 751; in prison, in quod*[Lat], in durance vile, in limbo, in custody, doing time, in charge, in chains; under lock and key, under hatches; on parole.