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See definition of internment on Dictionary.com
  • as incaptivity
  • as inconfinement
  • as indetention

synonyms for internment

  • bondage
  • confinement
  • custody
  • imprisonment
  • incarceration
  • slavery
  • committal
  • constraint
  • durance
  • duress
  • enslavement
  • enthrallment
  • entombment
  • impoundment
  • jail
  • limbo
  • restraint
  • serfdom
  • servitude
  • subjection
  • thralldom
  • vassalage
  • custody
  • detention
  • incarceration
  • jail
  • repression
  • bonds
  • bounds
  • check
  • circumscription
  • coercion
  • constraint
  • control
  • cramp
  • curb
  • delimitation
  • keeping
  • limitation
  • safekeeping
  • trammels
  • bounding
  • constrainment
  • immuration
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antonyms for internment

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How to use internment in a sentence

“Clark and Division,” by Naomi HiraharaIt’s 1944 and Rose Ito is about to be reunited with her family after their release from an internment camp in California when she is run over by a subway train in Chicago and dies.
BEST THRILLER AND MYSTERY BOOKS OF 2021MAUREEN CORRIGAN, RICHARD LIPEZNOVEMBER 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Marcoses have been friendly with the Dutertes in two previous elections, and it was Duterte who gave the remains of the disgraced dictator a hero’s internment in 2016.
THE PHILIPPINE ELECTIONS WILL BE A TEST OF RODRIGO DUTERTE'S LEGACYCHAD DE GUZMANOCTOBER 13, 2021TIME
There lie Eddie Lockard and Reuben Everett, the only massacre victims whose graves were marked — likely because they were buried after their families were released from internment sites.
TO FIND ANSWERS ABOUT THE 1921 RACE MASSACRE, TULSA DIGS UP ITS PAINFUL PASTHELEN THOMPSONMAY 27, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
None need our help more than the officers and men of those internment camps.
THE ROMANCE OF THE RED TRIANGLEARTHUR KEYSALL YAPP
To avoid the dreaded internment camp he had successfully passed as a Luxemburger.
WAR IN THE GARDEN OF EDENKERMIT ROOSEVELT
A once-loved prince of German blood had been frozen out of the navy, and the internment camps were growing like boom towns.
THE CUP OF FURYRUPERT HUGHES
Everywhere is dead-lines and permissions and internment camps and persecutions, and all who are not in prison are afraid.
THE CUP OF FURYRUPERT HUGHES
Well, amongst these liberated captives was one who told a sad tale of starvation at his internment camp.
OBSERVATIONS OF AN ORDERLYWARD MUIR
His best friend was aboard; and he thought it wicked not to give them a chance, even if it meant their internment.
WALKING SHADOWSALFRED NOYES
Several parties of Germans who escaped from internment camps have been recaptured with comparative ease.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 153, OCTOBER 31, 1917VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO INTERNMENT

  • bondage
  • committal
  • confinement
  • constraint
  • custody
  • durance
  • duress
  • enslavement
  • enthrallment
  • entombment
  • impoundment
  • imprisonment
  • incarceration
  • internment
  • jail
  • limbo
  • restraint
  • serfdom
  • servitude
  • slavery
  • subjection
  • thralldom
  • vassalage
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.