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jug

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of jug

  1. 1 a place of confinement for persons held in lawful custody <some no-good fellow who had spent most of his life in and out of the county jug> Synonyms bastille, big house [slang], bridewell, brig, calaboose, can, clink [slang], cooler, coop, guardroom, hock, hold, hoosegow, jailhouse, joint [slang], jail, lockup, nick [British slang], pen, penitentiary, pokey [slang], prison, quod [British slang], slam, slammer, stir [slang], stockade, tolbooth [Scottish]Related Words bull pen, cage, cell, hole, tank; block, ward; glasshouse [British], guardhouse, hulk(s); concentration camp, gulag, labor camp, prison camp, stalag, work camp; dungeon, keep, oubliette; reformatory, reform school, training schoolNear Antonyms outside

  2. 2 a handled container for holding and pouring liquids that usually has a lip or a spout <put a jug of milk on the table> Synonyms ewer, flagon, pitcherRelated Words carafe, decanter; bucket, pail, pot; bottle, canteen, cup, fiasco, flask, jorum, mug, stein, stoup, tankard; kettle, teakettle; watering can, watering pot; beaker, cruse, vessel




jug

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of jug

  1. to put in or as if in prison <the luckless crooks got jugged before they knew what hit them> Synonyms commit, confine, immure, incarcerate, intern, jail, imprison, lock (up)Related Words constrain, limit, restrain, restrict, shut; bar, gate; apprehend, arrest, bust [slang], capture, catch, detain, nab, pick up, pinch, seize; impress, shanghai; hold, impound, keep; bind, enchain, fetter, handcuff, manacle, shackle, trammelNear Antonyms emancipate, enfranchise, manumit, unbind, uncage, unchain, unfetterAntonyms discharge, free, liberate, release




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