lead+captive

  • 1 lead captive — 1. Carry into captivity, capture. 2. Captivate, fascinate, overpower …

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  • 2 To lead captive — Lead Lead (l[=e]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Led} (l[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Leading}.] [OE. leden, AS. l[=ae]dan (akin to OS. l[=e]dian, D. leiden, G. leiten, Icel. le[imac][eth]a, Sw. leda, Dan. lede), properly a causative fr. AS. li[eth]an to go;… …

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  • 3 Lead — (l[=e]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Led} (l[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Leading}.] [OE. leden, AS. l[=ae]dan (akin to OS. l[=e]dian, D. leiden, G. leiten, Icel. le[imac][eth]a, Sw. leda, Dan. lede), properly a causative fr. AS. li[eth]an to go; akin to… …

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  • 4 Captive State — is a book written by the Guardian journalist and author George Monbiot in 2001 which examines the growth of corporate power in the UK and the negative impact that this has had on democracy and local communities.The book explores issues such as… …

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  • 5 Captive breeding — Captive breedingis the process of breeding rare or endangered species in human controlled environments with restricted settings, such as wildlife preserves, zoos and other conservation facilities; sometimes the process is construed to include… …

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  • 6 Captive Insurance Company — A company that provides risk mitigation services for its parent company. A captive insurance company may be formed if the parent company is unable to find an outside firm to insure against a particular business risk; if the parent company… …

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  • 7 Captive Universe — Infobox Book | name = Captive Universe image caption = Sphere paperback, 1978 author = Harry Harrison cover artist = Angus McKie country = United States language = English genre = Science Fiction novel publisher = Sphere Books release date = 1969 …

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  • 8 Captive Animals Protection Society — The Captive Animals Protection Society is a Manchester based registered charity which aims to end the use of animals in the entertainment industry, including animals in circuses, zoos, the exotic pet trade and the audio visual industry. It was… …

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  • 9 To lead astray — Lead Lead (l[=e]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Led} (l[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Leading}.] [OE. leden, AS. l[=ae]dan (akin to OS. l[=e]dian, D. leiden, G. leiten, Icel. le[imac][eth]a, Sw. leda, Dan. lede), properly a causative fr. AS. li[eth]an to go;… …

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  • 10 To lead the way — Lead Lead (l[=e]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Led} (l[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Leading}.] [OE. leden, AS. l[=ae]dan (akin to OS. l[=e]dian, D. leiden, G. leiten, Icel. le[imac][eth]a, Sw. leda, Dan. lede), properly a causative fr. AS. li[eth]an to go;… …

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  • 11 The Captive Temple — Infobox SW Books name = The Captive Temple title orig = translator = author = Jude Watson cover artist = Cliff Nielsen editor = country = U.S. language = English era = Prequel series = galactic year = 44 BBY canon = C subject = Star Wars genre =… …

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  • 12 Shahzada (Guantanamo captive 952) — Infobox WoT detainees subject name = Shahzada image size = image caption = date of birth = Birth year and age|1959 place of birth = Belanday, Afghanistan date of death = place of death = detained at = Guantanamo id number = 952 group = alias =… …

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  • 13 Abdul Jabar (Qala-i-Jangi captive) — Infobox WoT detainees subject name = Abdul Jabar image size = image caption = date of birth = Birth year and age|1975 place of birth = Taskkent, Uzbekistan date of death = place of death = detained at = Qali i Jangi Prison id number = group =… …

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  • 14 Leading — Lead Lead (l[=e]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Led} (l[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Leading}.] [OE. leden, AS. l[=ae]dan (akin to OS. l[=e]dian, D. leiden, G. leiten, Icel. le[imac][eth]a, Sw. leda, Dan. lede), properly a causative fr. AS. li[eth]an to go;… …

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  • 15 Led — Lead Lead (l[=e]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Led} (l[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Leading}.] [OE. leden, AS. l[=ae]dan (akin to OS. l[=e]dian, D. leiden, G. leiten, Icel. le[imac][eth]a, Sw. leda, Dan. lede), properly a causative fr. AS. li[eth]an to go;… …

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  • 16 Restraint — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Restraint >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 restraint restraint Sgm: N 1 hindrance hindrance &c. 706 Sgm: N 1 coercion coercion &c.(compulsion) 744 Sgm: N 1 cohibition cohibition constraint repression …

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  • 17 dominate — Synonyms and related words: be in, be in force, be the rage, be the rule, be the thing, bestraddle, bestride, carry authority, clear, command, control, crack the whip, deprive of freedom, dictate, direct, disenfranchise, disfranchise, domineer,… …

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  • 18 subject — Synonyms and related words: IC analysis, above, academic specialty, action, actor, affair, agent, anagnorisis, angle, answerable to, application, appositive, apt, architect, architectonics, architecture, area, argument, atmosphere, attribute,… …

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  • 19 Captivate — Cap ti*vate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Captivated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Captivating}.] [L. captivatus, p. p. of captivare to capture, fr. captivus captive. See {Captive}.] 1. To take prisoner; to capture; to subdue. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Their woes whom… …

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  • 20 Captivated — Captivate Cap ti*vate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Captivated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Captivating}.] [L. captivatus, p. p. of captivare to capture, fr. captivus captive. See {Captive}.] 1. To take prisoner; to capture; to subdue. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Their… …

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