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jailing

See definition of jailing on Dictionary.com
  • as inarrest
  • as inimprisonment

synonyms for jailing

  • capture
  • detention
  • imprisonment
  • incarceration
  • accommodation
  • apprehension
  • appropriation
  • bag
  • bust
  • captivity
  • collar
  • commitment
  • confinement
  • constraint
  • crimp
  • drop
  • fall
  • gaff
  • glom
  • grab
  • heat
  • hook
  • mitt
  • nab
  • nail
  • nick
  • nip
  • pickle
  • pinch
  • pull
  • restraining
  • snare
  • sweep
  • booby trap
  • pick up
  • preventive custody
  • protective custody
  • pull in
  • run-in
  • capturing
  • confining
  • detaining
  • imprisoning
  • locking up
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antonyms for jailing

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  • freedom
  • release
  • liberation
  • refusal
  • rise
  • activation
  • encouragement
  • letting go
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How to use jailing in a sentence

Who but a Hapsburg caused the persecution and jailing of the revivalists who undertook the task of awakening the nation?
BOHEMIA UNDER HAPSBURG MISRULEVARIOUS
The jailing of a seducer offered a tangible recompense for the self-denial which he, as a non-seducer, practiced.
ERIK DORNBEN HECHT
I'm not arresting people, jailing them, making them disappear.
LITTLE BROTHERCORY DOCTOROW
The arrival of these men was always the signal for so-called riots, and wholesale clubbing, shooting and jailing of strikers.
THE GREAT STEEL STRIKE AND ITS LESSONSWILLIAM Z. FOSTER
What is a fine of a thousand dollars, and jailing for six months, to the liberty of a man?
SPEECHES, ADDRESSES, AND OCCASIONAL SERMONS, VOLUME 3 (OF 3)THEODORE PARKER
You could have rendered his people a much better one by telling the truth and 'jailing him,' as you say.
KITTY'S CONQUESTCHARLES KING
Thereupon follows the story of the capture and jailing of Finnegan and Company.
ROOSEVELT IN THE BAD LANDSH. HAGEDORN.
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO JAILING

  • accommodation
  • apprehension
  • appropriation
  • bag
  • booby trap
  • bust
  • captivity
  • capture
  • collar
  • commitment
  • confinement
  • constraint
  • crimp
  • detention
  • drop
  • fall
  • gaff
  • glom
  • grab
  • heat
  • hook
  • imprisonment
  • incarceration
  • jailing
  • mitt
  • nab
  • nail
  • nick
  • nip
  • pick up
  • pickle
  • pinch
  • preventive custody
  • protective custody
  • pull
  • pull in
  • restraining
  • run-in
  • snare
  • sweep
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.