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jail

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  • nounplace for incarceration
  • verbincarcerate
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Synonyms for jail

noun place for incarceration
  • cell
  • lockup
  • penitentiary
  • prison
  • bastille
  • brig
  • bullpen
  • can
  • clink
  • cooler
  • dungeon
  • inside
  • jailhouse
  • joint
  • pen
  • pound
  • rack
  • reformatory
  • slammer
  • solitary
  • stir
  • stockade
  • black hole
  • detention camp
  • house of correction
  • penal institution
  • up the river

More words related to jail

arrest

verb. take into authorized custody

big house

noun. penal institution

cage

noun. enclosure with bars

cage

verb. hold in enclosure

caged

verb. hold in enclosure

captivity

noun. physical detention by force
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