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prison

Synonyms and Antonyms of prison

1 a place of confinement for persons held in lawful custody

  • the ongoing debate whether drug users should go to prison
Synonyms of prison

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

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2 the act of confining or the state of being confined

  • the view that prison does nothing to cure the criminal—if anything, it makes him worse
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