incarcerate(redirected from incarcerates)
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incarcerateverb cast into prison, commit to prison, confine, constrain, hold in captivity, hold in custody, immune, imprison, institutionalize, intern, jail, lock in, lock up, place in confinement, put behind bars, put under lock and key, put under restraint, remand, restrain, restrict, send to prison, shut in, take into custody, throw in the brig
Associated concepts: incarcerate an inmate, penal reform, prison conditions, prisoners' rights
See also: apprehend, arrest, capture, commit, confine, constrain, contain, detain, enclose, immure, imprison, jail, lock, restrain, seize