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1. incarcerate

verb. ['ˌɪnˈkɑːrsɝˌeɪt'] lock up or confine, in or as in a jail.

Synonyms

  • put behind bars
  • jail
  • jug
  • put away
  • detain
  • immure
  • confine
  • imprison
  • gaol
  • remand

Antonyms

  • precede
  • uncover
  • rush
  • accelerate

Etymology

  • incarceratus (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word incarcerate


1. Verb, base form
The court has the power to fine and incarcerate the party.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
State prisons incarcerate convicted felons whose sentences for state crimes are usually longer than a year.

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