Synonyms and Antonyms of internment
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
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up internment? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).