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detaining, present participle; detained, past tense; detains, 3rd person singular present; detained, past participle;
  1. Keep (someone) in official custody, typically for questioning about a crime or in politically sensitive situations
    • - she was detained without trial for two years
  2. Keep (someone) from proceeding; hold back
    • - she made to open the door, but he detained her

  1. confine: deprive of freedom; take into confinement
  2. stay: stop or halt; "Please stay the bloodshed!"
  3. delay: cause to be slowed down or delayed; "Traffic was delayed by the bad weather"; "she delayed the work that she didn't want to perform"
  4. (detainment) detention: a state of being confined (usually for a short time); "his detention was politically motivated"; "the prisoner is on hold"; "he is in the custody of police"
  5. Detention generally refers to a state or government holding a person in a particular area (generally called a detention centre), either for interrogation, or as punishment for a crime (see prison).
  6. Detained is the 20th episode (production #121) of the television series ''. It may be noteworthy for reuniting Scott Bakula with Dean Stockwell for the first time since the series Quantum Leap''.
  7. (Detained (film)) Detained is a 1924 silent comedy film starring Stan Laurel.
  8. Keep (someone) from proceeding by holding them back or making claims on their attention; To put under custody
  9. (detained (to be -)) (v) kеç qalırģa, tıyılırģa
  10. (detained) the removal of a child by a social worker or police officer from someone legally entitled to the child's physical custody. [CRC 5.502(11).]
  11. The Texas Juvenile Justice System does not use the term ‘arrest’ instead they use the word ‘detain’.
  12. to stop or hold - 26 misses