Synonyms and Antonyms of incarceration
1 the act of confining or the state of being confined <he was bored and frustrated by his incarceration in the quarantine> Synonyms captivity, confinement, immurement, impoundment, imprisonment, internment, prisonRelated Words bondage, enslavement, servitude; restraint, restriction; arrest, capture, entrapment; custody, detainer, detainment, detention, house arrestNear Antonyms emancipation, liberation, manumission, redemption, release; freedom, independence, liberty
2 the state of being held in lawful custody <sentenced to six months of incarceration for dealing in narcotics> Synonyms detainer, detainment, hold, immurement, imprisonment, detentionRelated Words captivity, confinement, internment; apprehension, arrest, arrestment, bust [slang], collar, pinch; capture, entrapment, seizure; enchainment, restraintNear Antonyms emancipation, freedom, liberationAntonyms discharge, release
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