Synonyms and Antonyms of incarceration

  1. 1 the act of confining or the state of being confined he was bored and frustrated by his incarceration in the quarantine Synonyms captivity, confinement, immurement, impoundment, imprisonment, internment, 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. 2 the state of being held in lawful custody sentenced to six months of incarceration for dealing in narcotics Synonyms detainer, detainment, hold, immurement, imprisonment, detentionRelated 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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