keep in custody

keep in custody

verb capture, cast into prison, catch, under lock and key, commit to a prison, commit to jail, confine, constrain, deprive of liberty, detain, encage, hold, hold captive, imprison, imprison by authority, jail, legally restrain, lock up, make a captive, make a prisoner, place in confinement, place in custody, place in preventive custody, place in protective custody, put under restraint, remain in confinement, restrain, restrict, secure, seize, seize by legal warrant, take captive, take prisoner
Associated concepts: chain of custody, child custody, speedy trial, visitation
See also: confine, constrain, detain, enclose, immure, imprison
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1, allows authorities to keep in custody convicted felons who have served their sentences if a psychiatric evaluation determines that they are likely to commit further sexually violent crimes.