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incarceration

noun

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 of incarceration captivity, confinement, immurement, impoundment, imprisonment, internment, prisonWords Related to incarceration bondage, enslavement, servitude; restraint, restriction; arrest, capture, entrapment; custody, detainer, detainment, detention, house arrestNear Antonyms of incarceration 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 of incarceration detainer, detainment, hold, immurement, imprisonment, detentionWords Related to incarceration captivity, confinement, internment; apprehension, arrest, arrestment, bust [slang], collar, pinch; capture, entrapment, seizure; enchainment, restraintNear Antonyms of incarceration emancipation, freedom, liberationAntonyms of incarceration discharge, release



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