Thesaurus

imprisonments

noun
plural of imprisonment

Synonyms & Antonyms of imprisonments

1 the act of confining or the state of being confined
  • the offense is punishable by a fine or imprisonment

Synonyms for imprisonments

Words Related to imprisonments

Near Antonyms for imprisonments

2 the state of being held in lawful custody
  • the long years of imprisonment had taken their toll on his mind and spirit as well as his body

Synonyms for imprisonments

Words Related to imprisonments

Near Antonyms for imprisonments

Antonyms for imprisonments

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about imprisonments

Cite this Entry

“Imprisonments.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/imprisonments. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on imprisonments

Nglish: Translation of imprisonments for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of imprisonments for Arabic Speakers

Comments on imprisonments

What made you want to look up imprisonments? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Original Meanings Quiz

  • rembrandt painting a young scholar and his tutor
  • Which of the following is the earliest known sense of the word awe?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

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