take prisoner


take prisoner
index apprehend (arrest), arrest (apprehend), capture, carry away, confine, detain (hold in custody), hijack, restrain, seize (apprehend)

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  • take prisoner — To capture and hold as a prisoner • • • Main Entry: ↑prison …   Useful english dictionary

  • take prisoner again — index rearrest Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • prisoner — n. 1 a person kept in prison. 2 (in full prisoner at the bar) a person in custody on a criminal charge and on trial. 3 a person or thing confined by illness, another s grasp, etc. 4 (in full prisoner of war) a person who has been captured in war …   Useful english dictionary

  • take in — Synonyms and related words: abbreviate, abridge, absorb, abstract, accept, accouple, accumulate, acquire, admit, adsorb, affect, agglutinate, amass, appear, appreciate, apprehend, arrest, articulate, assemble, assimilate, assister, associate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • take into custody — Arrest, take up, take prisoner …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • take up — 1. Raise, lift. 2. Begin (especially where another has left off). 3. Fasten (with a ligature). 4. Engross, engage, employ. 5. Occupy, fill, cover. 6. Arrest, seize, catch, take prisoner, take into custody. 7. Assume, adopt …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Take — Take, v. t. [imp. {Took} (t[oo^]k); p. p. {Taken} (t[=a]k n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Taking}.] [Icel. taka; akin to Sw. taga, Dan. tage, Goth. t[=e]kan to touch; of uncertain origin.] 1. In an active sense; To lay hold of; to seize with the hands, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Take Me Home — may refer to:* Take Me Home (single), Danny s first single. * Take Me Home (album), an album by Cher ** Take Me Home (Cher song), notably covered by Sophie Ellis Bextor ** Take Me Home/Prisoner , a compilation of two albums by Cher, later… …   Wikipedia

  • prisoner — prisoner, captive both denote one who is deprived of his liberty. Prisoner is the general term, applicable to anyone so deprived, but it is frequently used in a more specific sense, and applied to one who is confined to a prison or held under… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • prisoner — ► NOUN 1) a person legally committed to prison. 2) a person captured and kept confined. 3) a person trapped by circumstances. ● take no prisoners Cf. ↑take no prisoners …   English terms dictionary