Prisoner meaning

prĭz'ə-nər, prĭz'nər
A person incarcerated in a prison, while on trial or serving a sentence.
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A person held in custody.
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A person captured or held captive.

A prisoner of love.

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Any person held against his or her will.
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A person held in custody, captivity, or a condition of forcible restraint, especially while on trial or serving a prison sentence.
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One deprived of freedom of expression or action.
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A person confined in prison, as for some crime.
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take no prisoners
  • To kill all of an enemy or a population.
  • To be ruthless or unrestrained, as in an undertaking:.
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take no prisoners
  • A command to kill all enemy combatants in a military engagement.
    A political campaign that took no prisoners.
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