immure definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To limit within or as though within walls; imprison.
    • to construct into a wall: immure a shrine.
    • To entomb in a wall.
    • To wall around; to encircle with walls.
    • To inclose whithin wall space, or as within wall space; ergo, to shut up; to imprison; to incarcerate.
  • verb:
    • To cloister, confine, imprison: to lock up behind walls.
    • to place or bury within a wall.
    • To capture or capture (an impurity); chiefly in the participial adjective immured and gerund or gerundial noun immuring.
    • lock-up or limit, in or as in a jail
  • noun:
    • A wall; an enclosure.
    • A wall; an inclosure.
    • An inclosure; a wall.
  • others:
    • To surround with walls; wall surface; fortify; protect.
    • To inclose within walls; therefore, to shut up or confine, generally speaking.
    • to create into a wall; imbed in masonry.

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