Thesaurus

immure

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of immure

  1. 1 to close or shut in by or as if by barriers scientists at the research station in Alaska are immured by the frozen wastelands that surround them Synonyms of immure box (in), cage, closet, coop (up), corral, encage, encase, envelop, fence (in), hedge, hem (in), house, enclose, include, mew (up), pen, wall (in)Words Related to immure bound, circumscribe, confine, contain, limit, restrict; encircle, encompass, enfold, enframe, enlace, frame, ring, surround; armor, cocoon, encapsulate, encapsule, encyst, ensheathe, ensphere, enwomb

  2. 2 to put in or as if in prison immured by a controlling, possessive mother, the young woman had no outside social life Synonyms of immure commit, confine, imprison, incarcerate, intern, jail, jug, lock (up)Words Related to immure 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 of immure emancipate, enfranchise, manumit, unbind, uncage, unchain, unfetterAntonyms of immure discharge, free, liberate, release


Learn More about immure


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up immure? 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!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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