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lock (up)

Synonyms and Antonyms of lock (up)

to put in or as if in prison

  • if they catch you, theyʼre going to lock you up and throw away the key!
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lockup

Synonyms and Antonyms of lockup

a place of confinement for persons held in lawful custody

  • the firm conviction that juvenile offenders should never be held in adult lockups
Synonyms of lockup

bastille, big house [slang], bridewell, brig, calaboose, can, clink [slang], cooler, coop, guardroom, hock, hold, hoosegow, jail, jailhouse, joint [slang], jug, nick [British slang], pen, penitentiary, pokey [slang], prison, quod [British slang], slam, slammer, stir [slang], stockade, tolbooth [Scottish]

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