Synonyms of 'incarcerate'
to confine or imprisonThe general was incarcerated for life.
He was imprisoned for 18 months on charges of anti-state agitation.
He has been confined to his barracks.
detain, , ,
He was arrested and detained for questioning.
Police restrained her on July 28.
intern, , , ,
He was interned as an enemy at the outbreak of the war.
throw in jail,
put under lock and key,
jail or gaol
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in the sense of confine
to keep within boundsHe has been confined to his barracks.
in the sense of detain
to force (someone) to stayHe was arrested and detained for questioning.
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