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detained

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  • verbhold, keep back; arrest
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Synonyms for detained

verb hold, keep back; arrest
  • apprehend
  • confine
  • delay
  • jail
  • bust
  • buttonhole
  • check
  • constrain
  • decelerate
  • hinder
  • ice
  • impede
  • inhibit
  • intern
  • mire
  • nab
  • pinch
  • reserve
  • restrain
  • retard
  • withhold
  • bog down
  • hang up
  • hold up
  • pick up
  • pull in
  • put away
  • run in
  • send up
  • set back
  • slow down
  • slow up

Antonyms for detained

  • free
  • liberate
  • advance
  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • facilitate
  • forward
  • give
  • help
  • let go
  • offer
  • permit
  • push
  • release
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to detained

confined

adjective. limited, enclosed

held

adjective. grasped

quarantined

adjective. isolated

retained

adjective. kept

slow

adjective. behind, late

slower

adjective. behind, late
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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