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imprison

see definition of imprison
  • verbconfine; put in jail
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Synonyms for imprison

verb confine; put in jail
  • 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 imprison

  • cease
  • free
  • let go
  • liberate
  • release
  • stop
  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • help
  • permit
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to imprison

arrest

verb. take into authorized custody

cage

verb. hold in enclosure

caged

verb. hold in enclosure

commit

verb. deliver, entrust

committing

verb. deliver, entrust

confine

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