Synonyms and Antonyms of immure
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.
box (in), cage, closet, coop (up), corral, encase, enclose (also inclose), envelop, fence (in), hedge, hem (in), house, include, mew (up), pen, wall (in)
bound, circumscribe, confine, contain, limit, restrict
encircle, encompass, enfold, enframe, enlace, frame, ring, surround
armor, cocoon, encapsulate, encapsule, encyst, ensheathe, ensphere, enwomb
to put in or as if in prison
- He immured himself in his room until he finished his homework.
constrain, limit, restrain, restrict, shut
apprehend, arrest, bust [slang], capture, catch, detain, nab, pick up, pinch, seize
hold, impound, keep
bind, enchain, fetter, handcuff, manacle, shackle, trammel