What does the word captive mean?

Usage examples for captive

  1. Then he walked slowly toward the captive. – On the Pampas by G. A. Henty
  2. The crowd of lads was now surrounding him, some distance from the fire, which burned in front of the captive. – Tom Swift and his Electric Runabout or, The Speediest Car on the Road by Victor Appleton
  3. The judgement was taken captive and flowed with her. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith