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  Words related to imprison

Related / Similar Words: incarcerate, lag, immure, put behind bars, jail, jug, gaol, put away, remand

 

Definition:
  • lock up or confine, in or as in a jail; "The suspects were imprisoned without trial"; "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life";
  • confine as if in a prison; "His daughters are virtually imprisoned in their own house; he does not let them go out without a chaperone";

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    Derivational Morphology: remand, prison guard, jailer, jailor, gaoler, screw, turnkey, jail, jailhouse, gaol, clink, slammer, captivity, imprisonment, incarceration, immurement, internment

     

    Language Translations:
    Danish: fængsle   Finnish: vangita  
    French: emprisonner   German: einsperren  
    Greek: φυλακίζω   Icelandic: fangelsa  
    Italian: imprigionare   Japanese: 刑務所に入れる  
    Korean: 투옥하다   Portuguese: aprisionar  
    Spanish: encarcelar  
     
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