Thesaurus > Related Words: detention

  Words related to detention

Related / Similar Words: hold, custody

 

Definition:
  • a punishment in which a student must stay at school after others have gone home; "the detention of tardy pupils";
  • a state of being confined (usually for a short time); "his detention was politically motivated"; "the prisoner is on hold"; "he is in the custody of police";

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    Derivational Morphology: confine, detain, restrain, hold

     

    Anagrams: dentition

     

     
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