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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war;
[syn: prisoner, captive]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Prisoner \Pris"on*er\, n. [F. prisonnier.] 1. One who is confined in a prison. --Piers Plowman. [1913 Webster] 2. A person under arrest, or in custody, whether in prison or not; a person held in involuntary restraint; a captive; as, a prisoner at the bar of a court. --Bouvier. [1913 Webster] Prisoner of Hope thou art, -- look up and sing. --Keble. [1913 Webster] Prisoner's base. See Base, n., 24. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

prisoner n 1: a person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war [syn: prisoner, captive]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

27 Moby Thesaurus words for "prisoner": POW, accused, cageling, captive, chain gang, con, convict, correspondent, defendant, detainee, detenu, ex-convict, gaolbird, internee, jailbird, libelee, lifer, parolee, political prisoner, prisoner of war, respondent, stir bird, suspect, ticket-of-leave man, ticket-of-leaver, trusty, two-time loser