To dream of being held captive by somebody indicates a psychic imbalance that may be causing emotional powerlessness. Knowing your strengths and weaknesses may help in a current crisis. Dreaming of holding another captive is a reminder from your unconscious that you have no true control over others and letting go feels better for everyone.
Dreams of a captive express your control issues or your fear of being controlled by a person, job or situation. This dream is helping you to vent out and process through the victim/perpetrator polarities within you.
To dream that you are a captive, denotes that you may have treachery to deal with, and if you cannot escape, that injury and misfortune will befall you.
To dream of taking any one captive, you will join yourself to pursuits and persons of lowest status.
For a young woman to dream that she is a captive, denotes that she will have a husband who will be jealous of her confidence in others; or she may be censured for her indiscretion.
For a giri to dream that she is held a captive is an indication that her lover or husband will resent any attentions or courtesies that other men may show her.
A man having this dream may expect failure in a business deal.