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incarcerate

see definition of incarcerate
  • verbput in jail, confinement
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Synonyms for incarcerate

verb put in jail, confinement
  • confine
  • detain
  • imprison
  • jail
  • lock up
  • book
  • cage
  • commit
  • constrain
  • hold
  • immure
  • impound
  • intern
  • railroad
  • restrain
  • restrict
  • settle
  • slough
  • bastille
  • coop up
  • put away
  • put on ice
  • put under lock and key
  • send up the river
  • take away
  • throw book at

Antonyms for incarcerate

  • free
  • let go
  • liberate
  • release
  • cancel
  • cease
  • stop
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More words related to incarcerate

arrest

verb. take into authorized custody

cage

verb. hold in enclosure

caged

verb. hold in enclosure

confine

verb. enclose, limit

constrain

verb. force; restrain

constraining

verb. force; restrain
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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