imprison definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to include or as though in jail; confine.
    • to include jail or prison; To arrest and detain in custody; to confine.
    • To restriction, restrain, or confine at all.
  • verb:
    • To put in or as though in prison; confine.
    • confine just as if in a prison
    • lock up or limit, in or as in a jail
  • others:
    • to place into a prison; confine in a prison or prison; detain in custody.
    • To limit, limit, or restrain in any way or in the slightest.
    • Synonyms To incarcerate, immure.

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