Synonyms and Antonyms of internment

  1. the act of confining or the state of being confined the internment of Americans of Japanese descent during World War II is one of the more shameful chapters in United States history Synonyms captivity, confinement, immurement, impoundment, imprisonment, incarceration, prison Related Words bondage, enslavement, servitude; restraint, restriction; arrest, capture, entrapment; custody, detainer, detainment, detention, house arrest Near Antonyms emancipation, liberation, manumission, redemption, release; freedom, independence, liberty

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