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prisons

noun , plural of prison

Synonyms and Antonyms of prisons

1 a place of confinement for persons held in lawful custody
  • the ongoing debate whether drug users should go to prison
Synonyms of prisons

bastilles, big houses [slang], bridewells, brigs, calabooses, cans, clinks [slang], coolers, coops, guardrooms, hocks, holds, hoosegows, jails, jailhouses, joints [slang], jugs, lockups, nicks [British slang], pens, penitentiaries, pokeys [slang], quods [British slang], slams, slammers, stirs [slang], stockades, tolbooths [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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