maximum security prison

Definition of maximum security prison

  1. :  a prison that does as much as possible to keep prisoners from escaping and watches them very closely

Word by Word Definitions

maximumplay
  1. :  the greatest quantity or value attainable or attained

    :  the period of highest, greatest, or utmost development

    :  an upper limit allowed (as by a legal authority) or allowable (as by the circumstances of a particular case)

securityplay
  1. :  the quality or state of being secure: such as

    :  freedom from danger :  safety

    :  freedom from fear or anxiety

prisonplay
  1. :  a state of confinement or captivity

    :  a place of confinement especially for lawbreakers

    :  an institution (such as one under state jurisdiction) for confinement of persons convicted of serious crimes — compare jail

  1. :  imprison, confine


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up maximum security prison? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

clear to the understanding

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!