incarcerate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to place into prison.
    • To shut in; confine.
    • To imprison; to limit in a jail or jail.
    • To confine; to shut-up or inclose; to hem in.
  • verb:
    • To secure away; to imprison, especially for breaking what the law states.
    • To limit.
    • lock-up or confine, in or such as a jail
  • adjective:
    • Imprisoned.
  • others:
    • To imprison; confine in a jail.
    • To confine; shut-up or inclose; constrict closely: as, incarcerated hernia.

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