imprison(redirected from imprisoning)
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imprisonverb bring into custody, cast into prison, circumscribe, commit to an institution, commit to prison, confine, constrain, deprive of freedom of movement, deerive of liberty, detain, detain in custody, enclose, entomb, hold captive, hold in captivity, hold in restraint, immure, in carcerem, in custodiam, incarcerate, includere, intern, jail, keep as captive, keep behind bars, keep in captivity, keep in custody, keep in detention, keep under arrest, lock in, lock up, mew, place in confinement, put behind bars, put ina cell, put in irons, put into a cage, put under lock and key, put under restraint, refuse bail, restrain, send to jail, send to prison
Associated concepts: false imprisonment, habeas corpus, imprison at hard work, imprison for a term of years, parole, term of imprisonment
See also: apprehend, arrest, capture, commit, confine, contain, detain, enclose, immure, jail, lock, restrain, seclude, seize, sentence, transport