incarcerated

adjective
in·car·cer·at·ed | \ in-ˈkär-sə-ˌrā-təd \

Definition of incarcerated 

1 : confined in a jail or prison Michigan law allows convicted felons to vote and run for office unless they are currently incarcerated, or if their offenses are fraud-related or constitute a breach of public trust.The Hartford (Connecticut) Courant … whatever was needed for her programs combating domestic violence and aiding incarcerated women, ex-offenders, and their children. —Peter Steinfels Comparing the responses of incarcerated boys with nondelinquent adolescents, Scarpitti (1980) describes the three most probable identity resolutions … —Judith Steven-Long et al.

2 medical, of a hernia : constricted but not strangulated Within the incarcerated, herniated gastric cardia, there was an acute, benign gastric ulcer. —Gregory J. Gallivan

Synonyms & Antonyms for incarcerated

Synonyms

apprehended, arrested, captive, captured, caught, confined, imprisoned, interned, jailed

Antonyms

free

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First Known Use of incarcerated

1766, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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incarcerated

adjective
in·car·cer·at·ed | \ in-ˈkär-sə-ˌrāt-əd \

Medical Definition of incarcerated 

of a hernia

: constricted but not strangulated

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