Synonyms for imprisoned

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I am sure that a child should not be imprisoned in a school.

It captured and imprisoned the sounds as the photograph retained the images of light.

They imprisoned her, they did not even allow her to look out of a window.

His hand stole under the steamer rugs and imprisoned her own.

I tell you that one of your passengers came and imprisoned me in my state-room.

Immediately after such fights he had always been imprisoned again.

And again the thought struck him that his father might be imprisoned there.

Here is a vain person, and Malvolio is imprisoned and twitted by a clown.

It was enough for her to remember that she had imprisoned herself in such a place.

Shall I choose a fine, and to be imprisoned until I have paid it?

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, from Old French emprisoner (12c.), from em- "in" (see in- (2)) + prison (see prison). Related: Imprisoned; imprisoning.

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behind bars

verbserving jail time
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