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imprison

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of imprison

  1. to put in or as if in prison <in this society, we try to imprison criminals so that they can't do any more harm> Synonyms commit, confine, immure, incarcerate, intern, jail, jug, lock (up) Related Words 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, trammel Near Antonyms emancipate, enfranchise, manumit, unbind, uncage, unchain, unfetter Antonyms discharge, free, liberate, release


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