Captivate vs Lead_captive - What's the difference?
Captivate is a synonym of lead_captive.
To attract and hold interest and attention of; charm.
* Washington Irving
- small landscapes of captivating loveliness
The Mirror and the Lamp
, passage=One saint's day in mid-term a certain newly appointed suffragan-bishop came to the school chapel, and there preached on “The Inner Life.” He at once secured attention by his informal method, and when presently the coughing of Jarvis […] interrupted the sermon, he altogether captivated
his audience with a remark about cough lozenges being cheap and easily procurable.}}
(obsolete) To take prisoner; to capture; to subdue.
- Their woes whom fortune captivates .
- 'Tis a greater credit to know the ways of captivating Nature, and making her subserve our purposes, than to have learned all the intrigues of policy.
Not English Lead_captive has no English definition. It may be misspelled.