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synonyms for incarcerate

  • confine
  • detain
  • imprison
  • jail
  • lock up
  • book
  • cage
  • commit
  • constrain
  • hold
  • immure
  • impound
  • intern
  • railroad
  • restrain
  • restrict
  • settle
  • slough
  • bastille
  • coop up
  • put away
  • put on ice
  • put under lock and key
  • send up the river
  • take away
  • throw book at
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antonyms for incarcerate

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  • free
  • let go
  • liberate
  • release
  • cancel
  • cease
  • stop
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Freedom didn’t take to him initially, and he was incarcerated once more in 2011 due to a variety of charges, including one count of inciting a riot.
THIS BRAZILIAN DEXTER LOVES KILLING KILLERSLESLIE DELA VEGAFEBRUARY 8, 2021OZY
The priority group also includes those in assisted-living facilities and incarcerated people at high risk of developing complications from covid-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus.
VIRGINIA, MARYLAND EXPAND VACCINE ELIGIBILITY AS NORTHAM ENCOURAGES SCHOOLS TO REOPENGREGORY S. SCHNEIDER, OVETTA WIGGINS, ERIN COX, MEAGAN FLYNNJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In 2017, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges called for judges to ensure that teenagers who violate probation are not incarcerated.
JUDGES ARE LOCKING UP CHILDREN FOR NONCRIMINAL OFFENSES LIKE REPEATEDLY DISOBEYING THEIR PARENTS AND SKIPPING SCHOOLBY JODI S. COHEN AND DUAA ELDEIBDECEMBER 22, 2020PROPUBLICA
Before he goes, he’d like to set an example of how to be an incarcerated elected official, for others who might run to represent the jail in the future.
WHILE INCARCERATED IN THE D.C. JAIL, A CANDIDATE FIGHTS FOR AN ANC SEATJULIE ZAUZMERDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
As of Tuesday afternoon, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation reported 411 active cases among people incarcerated in the facility and 71 active employee cases.
MORNING REPORT: IF POWER WENT PUBLICVOICE OF SAN DIEGODECEMBER 16, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Roughly 1 in 5 incarcerated people in the United States is in for a drug offense.
OREGON JUST DECRIMINALIZED ALL DRUGS – HERE’S WHY VOTERS PASSED THIS GROUNDBREAKING REFORMLGBTQ-EDITORDECEMBER 10, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Such policies could increase the likelihood of the virus spreading between staff and those incarcerated.
SAN DIEGO’S MANY JAIL OUTBREAKS HAVE THESE FACTORS IN COMMONMAYA SRIKRISHNANDECEMBER 2, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Dwaine Coleman said that’s what he did while incarcerated at Vienna Correctional Center in 2014 for marijuana possession.
THE WAY PRISONERS FLAG GUARD ABUSE, INADEQUATE HEALTH CARE AND UNSANITARY CONDITIONS IS BROKENBY SHANNON HEFFERNAN, WBEZDECEMBER 2, 2020PROPUBLICA
Greyston Bakery practices “open hiring” to provide economic opportunities to marginalized populations, such as the formerly incarcerated.
HOW TO HOLD THE CORPORATE WORLD ACCOUNTABLEJAKEMETHOCTOBER 24, 2020FORTUNE
There were about 32,000 incarcerated individuals in Illinois as of June.
GRENADES, BREAD AND BODY BAGS: HOW ILLINOIS HAS SPENT $1.6 BILLION IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 SO FARBY ASH NGU AND JODI S. COHEN, PROPUBLICA, AND JENNIFER SMITH RICHARDS, CHICAGO TRIBUNEOCTOBER 22, 2020PROPUBLICA
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