|1.||[ verb ] lock up or confine, in or as in a jail|
|Synonyms:||jail lag put_behind_bars immure jug gaol put_away remand incarcerate|
"The suspects were imprisoned without trial" "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life"
|Related terms:||confine law imprisonment jail captivity prison_guard imprisonment|
|2.||[ verb ] confine as if in a prison|
"His daughters are virtually imprisoned in their own house he does not let them go out without a chaperone"
|Related terms:||confine captivity|