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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
  • bedfast
  • bedridden
  • bottled up
  • bound
  • chilled
  • circumscribed
  • compassed
  • cooped up
  • cramp
  • cramped
  • detained
  • flattened out
  • grounded
  • hampered
  • held
  • hog-tied
  • iced
  • immured
  • imprisoned
  • in chains
  • in jail
  • incarcerated
  • incommodious
  • indisposed
  • invalided
  • jailed
  • laid up
  • locked up
  • on ice
  • pent
  • restrained
  • restricted
  • sealed up
  • shut in
  • sick
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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