Synonyms for imprisoning
- lock up
- 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
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR IMPRISONING
What rights does the State take from the criminal in imprisoning?
Why not change our system of imprisoning and put it fully on that of reform?
Finally they charged him with imprisoning Christina and her boy.
He put his lips to it and, imprisoning her fingers, kissed them once, reverently.
Paresi watched, his eyes as featureless as the imprisoning dark.
May they not revenge themselves by imprisoning your father and destroying his farm?
Always beyond our reach, yet always there before us, imprisoning us.
The fellow is such a fool as to believe he serves his country by imprisoning us.
Playfully she caught Marcia's hands and imprisoning them, drew them forward.
Else he would not have committed the crime of imprisoning you on a false charge of debt.