Meaning of prisoner

pris•on•er

Pronunciation: (priz'u-nur, priz'nur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who is confined in prison or kept in custody, esp. as the result of legal process.
  2. See
  3. a person or thing that is deprived of liberty or kept in restraint.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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