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Overview of verb imprison

The verb imprison has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (3) imprison, incarcerate, lag, immure, put behind bars, jail, jug, gaol, put away, remand

(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. (1) imprison

(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")

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