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incarcerated

adjective

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taken and held prisoner
  • incarcerated residents of that state are still allowed to vote in elections

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incarcerated

verb
past tense of incarcerate

Synonyms & Antonyms of incarcerated (Entry 2 of 2)

to put in or as if in prison
  • the state incarcerated over 1900 people last year

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The first known use of incarcerated was in 1766

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“Incarcerated.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/incarcerated. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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