captor

captor (n.) 1680s, from L. captor "a catcher," agent noun from captus, pp. of capere "to take" (see CAPABLE (Cf. capable)). Fem. form captress recorded from 1867.

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  • Captor — Cap tor, n. [L., a cather (of animals), fr. caper to take.] One who captures any person or thing, as a prisoner or a prize. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • captor — |ô| adj. s. m. 1. Que ou o que captura. • captores s. m. pl. 2.  [Brasil] Povos nativos que procuram os meios de subsistência caçando, apanhando e colecionando animais selvagens e vegetais silvestres …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • captor — captor, ra adjetivo 1. Que capta o captura: Los captores del rehén huyeron en un coche marrón …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • captor — ► NOUN ▪ a person who imprisons or confines another …   English terms dictionary

  • captor — [kap′tər] n. [L] a person who captures (someone or something) or holds captive …   English World dictionary

  • captor — (Del lat. captor.) ► adjetivo/ sustantivo 1 Que capta: ■ instrumento captor de bajas frecuencias. 2 Que captura: ■ brigada captora. * * * captor, a (del lat. «captor, ōris») 1 adj. y n. Que capta o captura. 2 (Hispam.) m. Constructor de una presa …   Enciclopedia Universal

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