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imprisoned, past tense; imprisons, 3rd person singular present; imprisoning, present participle; imprisoned, past participle;
  1. Put or keep in prison or a place like a prison
    • - he was imprisoned for six months for contempt of court

  1. lock up or confine, in or as in a jail; "The suspects were imprisoned without trial"; "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life"
  2. 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"
  3. (imprisoned) captive: being in captivity
  4. (imprisonment) putting someone in prison or in jail as lawful punishment
  5. (imprisonment) the act of confining someone in a prison (or as if in a prison)
  6. A prison (from Old French prisoun) is a place in which people are physically confined and, usually, deprived of a range of personal freedoms. ...
  7. (Imprisonment) Incarceration is the detention of a person in jail, typically as punishment for a crime. ...
  8. To put in or as if in prison; confine
  9. (imprisoned) trapped and unable to escape from something.
  10. (9 Imprisonment) Entombs subject beneath the earth.
  11. (Imprisonment) Some were also jailed^[19] and then usually expelled to Cyprus to cut them off from their families.^[20]
  12. (Imprisonment) This may be for a finite term or for life, the maximum for each offence being prescribed by statute. Inmates whose sentence is finite may earn remission of up to one-quarter of their sentence by good behaviour.
  13. (Imprisonment) Where a court imposes a period of time where a person is to be detained as part or the whole of a sentence in a criminal matter.
  14. Backhand of [4] strikes against [5], PO towards, FO up, with a large movement from behind. For a QuickTime movie of this sign, see ASL browser - imprison.