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  • as inarrest
  • as inhouse arrest

synonyms for protective custody

  • capture
  • detention
  • imprisonment
  • incarceration
  • jailing
  • 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
  • pull in
  • run-in

antonyms for protective custody

MOST RELEVANT
  • freedom
  • release
  • liberation
  • refusal
  • rise
  • activation
  • encouragement
  • letting go
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    How to use protective custody in a sentence

    Were you ever arrested, having in your custody another man's cash, and would rather go to gaol, than break it?
    THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
    The 'cage' was simply an arrangement for 'straiter custody,' though but rarely judged necessary in the case of ladies.
    KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
    The ideas are simpler, the numina seem less cold and more protective, the worshippers more sensible of divine aid.
    THE RELIGION OF ANCIENT ROMECYRIL BAILEY
    He put it in his garden, arranged a small protective wire cylinder around it, and sprinkled it with water.
    OLD FRIENDS ARE THE BESTJACK SHARKEY
    But even an age of war and pestilence could be observed without torment from behind the protective shields of the Time Machine.
    THE MAN FROM TIMEFRANK BELKNAP LONG
    But if an officer touches you and takes you into custody there is an arrest even though you run away afterward.
    PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
    But I would tolerate, welcome, indeed, plead for a stiff protective duty upon foreign goods.
    THIRD CLASS IN INDIAN RAILWAYSMAHATMA GANDHI
    And he went, and defeated the army of Demetrius: and took him, and brought him to Arsaces, and he put him into custody.
    THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
    For this reason they have built up a protective instinct against fire.
    KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
    Wananda did not kill her, but placed her in suspended animation within the protective crystal plastic.
    VALLEY OF THE CROENLEE TARBELL
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO PROTECTIVE CUSTODY

    • 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
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