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Synonyms of 'incarcerate'

(verb) 
Definition
to confine or imprison
The general was incarcerated for life.
Synonyms
imprison
He was imprisoned for 18 months on charges of anti-state agitation.
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confine
He has been confined to his barracks.
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detain
He was arrested and detained for questioning.
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lock up
, ,
restrain
Police restrained her on July 28.
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intern
He was interned as an enemy at the outbreak of the war.
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send down (British)
, ,
coop up
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throw in jail
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put under lock and key
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immure (archaic)
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jail or gaol

Additional synonyms

in the sense of confine
Definition
to keep within bounds
He has been confined to his barracks.
Synonyms
shut up,
hem in,
immure (archaic),
in the sense of detain
Definition
to force (someone) to stay
He was arrested and detained for questioning.
Synonyms
take prisoner,
take into custody,
hold in custody
in the sense of immure
Definition
to imprison
Synonyms
cloister,
shut in or up,
wall up or in

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