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imprison

im·pris·on

imprison

 
 
pronunciation:
ihm prI zn
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: imprisoned, imprisoning, imprisons
definition 1: to put or keep in a prison or other place of confinement.
antonyms:
discharge, liberate
similar words:
chain, detain, jail, lock
definition 2: to confine or restrict as though in a prison.
He was imprisoned by fear and guilt.
similar words:
jail
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derivations: imprisoned (adj.), imprisonment (n.)
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