captive (adj.) Look up captive at Dictionary.com
late 14c., "imprisoned, enslaved," from Latin captivus "caught, taken prisoner," from captus, past participle of capere "to take, hold, seize," from PIE root *kap- "to grasp" (see capable). As a noun from c. 1400; an Old English noun was hæftling, from hæft "taken, seized."