captive - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate captive

captive is hyphenated as cap-tive

How to pronounce captive

captive is pronounced ´kăp tɪv

Number of syllables in captive

The number of syllables in captive is 2

What part of speech in captive?

captive can be a noun or an adjective

How common in the word captive?

captive is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does captive convey?

not ranked

Common collocations after 'captive'

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Common collocations before 'captive'

being, held, hold, knew, know, like, man, men, now, once, other, over, three, turn, two

Common collocations of 'captive'

after, any, back, being, boy, did, eye, free, girl, hand, held, hold, holding, knew, know, like, look, man, men, now, once, other, over, still, three, took, turn, two, watch, will

Words with similar spelling to captive

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Common Verb Collocations of captive

attend, be, bear, become, bind, break, bring, can, carry, do, feel, give, have, hold, kill, lead, make, might, ransom, receive, require, say, see, seem, sell, send, set, take, think, will

Common Conjunction Collocations of captive

and, but, either, nor, or, yet