Synonyms and Antonyms of immurement
1 the act of confining or the state of being confined the immurement of Japanese-Americans continued for the duration of the war Synonyms captivity, confinement, internment, impoundment, imprisonment, incarceration, prisonRelated Words bondage, enslavement, servitude; restraint, restriction; arrest, capture, entrapment; custody, detainer, detainment, detention, house arrestNear Antonyms emancipation, liberation, manumission, redemption, release; freedom, independence, liberty
2 the state of being held in lawful custody condemned the long-term immurement of prisoners who have yet to be convicted of anything Synonyms detainer, detainment, hold, detention, imprisonment, incarcerationRelated Words captivity, confinement, internment; apprehension, arrest, arrestment, bust [slang], collar, pinch; capture, entrapment, seizure; enchainment, restraintNear Antonyms emancipation, freedom, liberationAntonyms discharge, release
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