The Alternative English Dictionary: imprison

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imprison Alternative forms: emprison etymology From Old French emprisonner pronunciation
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  1. (transitive) To put in or as if in prison; confine.
Synonyms: bang up, gaol, jail, lock up, put away, (British, colloquial) sent to the Tower “imprisoned”, See also

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