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Synonyms for hostageˈhɒs tɪdʒ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hostage, surety(noun)

    a prisoner who is held by one party to insure that another party will meet specified terms

    security, warrantor, hostage, warranter, guarantor, surety

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hostages, hostage-taking, ransom

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