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See definition of penned on Dictionary.com
  • as incaptive
  • as inwritten

synonyms for penned

  • caged
  • enslaved
  • imprisoned
  • incommunicado
  • bound
  • confined
  • ensnared
  • in custody
  • incarcerated
  • jailed
  • locked up
  • restricted
  • subjugated
  • under lock and key

antonyms for penned

MOST RELEVANT
  • disillusioned
  • free
  • independent
  • loose
  • uninterested
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How to use penned in a sentence

The few who escaped our swords are penned up in the Residency, and its walls are now crumbling before our guns.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Such of us as remain are like the buffalo penned in national parks—a sorry remnant of the days that were.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Having penned these lines, Queeker heaved a deep sigh—cast one long lingering gaze on the moon, and went to bed.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
But how explain the violent part played by the young man, who is not mentioned in these abrupt and hastily penned sentences!
THE CIRCULAR STUDYANNA KATHARINE GREEN
Have I penned these memorials, let me ask myself, from any paltry vanity, or desire to talk about that self?
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
By this time Captain Barry was tired enough of being penned up, and he made up his mind by hook or crook to get out of his cage.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
Often were they penned under great difficulties, and many a time under a rain of fire.
LETTERS OF LT.-COL. GEORGE BRENTON LAURIEGEORGE BRENTON LAURIE
This transcript also establishes that the “Open Entrance” was penned when the author was in his twenty-third year.
DEVIL-WORSHIP IN FRANCEARTHUR EDWARD WAITE
The bloated enemy, as regards Scotland, was dead before Dr. Campbell had ever penned a line.
EAST ANGLIAJ. EWING RITCHIE
When Kreps understood that she was penned in, he acted outrageous, and pranced like a red rubber balloon.
THE BELTED SEASARTHUR COLTON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PENNED

  • bound
  • caged
  • confined
  • enslaved
  • ensnared
  • imprisoned
  • in custody
  • incarcerated
  • incommunicado
  • jailed
  • locked up
  • penned
  • restricted
  • subjugated
  • under lock and key
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.