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See definition of closeted on Dictionary.com
  • as inimprison
  • as inseclude
  • as insequestrate

synonyms for closeted

  • apprehend
  • commit
  • detain
  • hold
  • incarcerate
  • jail
  • lock up
  • remand
  • cage
  • check
  • circumscribe
  • closet
  • constrain
  • curb
  • ice
  • immure
  • impound
  • intern
  • keep
  • limit
  • nab
  • occlude
  • pen
  • restrain
  • stockade
  • trammel
  • bastille
  • bottle up
  • fence in
  • hold captive
  • hold hostage
  • hold in custody
  • keep captive
  • keep in custody
  • lock in
  • put away
  • put behind bars
  • rail in
  • send to prison
  • send up
  • shut in
  • take prisoner

antonyms for closeted

MOST RELEVANT
  • cease
  • free
  • let go
  • liberate
  • release
  • stop
  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • help
  • permit
  • combine
  • desegregate
  • free
  • join
  • lay bare
  • let go
  • open
  • release
  • reveal
  • uncover
  • unite
  • mingle
  • socialize
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How to use closeted in a sentence

He was then closeted with Ripperda for two hours; and Martini heard the voice of his master very high.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
She had even gone so far one evening as to send tea in to them when he and Val were closeted together.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Thus they laughed and chatted, and time passed on, and still Monella and the king were closeted together.
THE DEVIL-TREE OF EL DORADOFRANK AUBREY
The American Ambassador came to call in the late afternoon and they were both closeted for about an hour.
POLLY THE PAGANISABEL ANDERSON
"Now tell me the story of it—with all the fine details," he demanded, after they were closeted in the captain's cabin.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
And afterward, closeted with Captain Downs and the station captain, Mayo went over his case.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
But he was unhappy, saturnine, and generally silent except when closeted with his ancient mentor.
THE PRIME MINISTERANTHONY TROLLOPE
Mounting his horse, the unhappy man spurred back to St. Dizier, and closeted himself in silent communing with his maps.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
The pallid, silent Emperor at St. Dizier was closeted with considerations like these.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
When we were closeted in our room, my companion threw himself into my arms and embraced me joyfully.
BROTHER JACQUES (NOVELS OF PAUL DE KOCK, VOLUME XVII)CHARLES PAUL DE KOCK
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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