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imprison

Definition of imprison

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɪzən

Verb

to imprison (third-person singular simple present imprisons, present participle imprisoning, simple past and past participle imprisoned)

  1. (transitive) To put in or as if in prison; confine.

Synonyms

  • bang up
  • gaol, jail
  • lock up
  • put away
  • (British, colloquial) sent to the Tower "imprisoned"

Derived terms

References:

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