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adjective as in kept

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According to the commission, 15 “illegal private vehicles” have been impounded.

“People that do a very good job of running their buses are getting wrongly impounded for frame cracks,” he says.

Police, who have swarmed the inside of his house, impounded a gray SUV earlier today.

He impounded money without the permission of the legislature.

At 12:15 p.m. she was released without her purse, her cell phone or her car, which had been impounded.

Continuous rains to the north had swollen every brook and rivulet until the impounded water had reached a threatening height.

He stopped on the road every caravan he met, threw off their goods, put on his own, and impounded the animals for his journey.

At the first the boxes were impounded, opened, and found to contain many of OConnors effects.

A short clay pipe, smoked as a digestive, was impounded by the watchful Mrs. Jobson the moment he had finished it.

He now thought he might return to Lisbon, and look after his impounded treasure—his tesouro imprisonado.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to impounded, such as: captured, confiscated, held, and seized.

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