Synonyms and Antonyms of detain
- Police detained the suspect.
- She sent word that she had been unavoidably detained.
- The plane was detained for hours due to inclement weather.
Synonym Discussion of detain
- keep this while I'm gone
- managed to retain their dignity even in poverty
- detained them for questioning
- withheld information from the authorities
- reserve some of your energy for the last mile
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