imprisoned

All Verb Adjective
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  • He was imprisoned for a short time and retired from active politics for some ten years.
  • He imprisons his sister and brother-in-law so that he could kill their sons.
  • If his soldiers found any union miners, they immediately took them and imprisoned them.
  • What good would it do, then, for him to imprison her for three or four months? Cited from The Living Link, by James De Mille
  • You know what it will mean if the French kill or imprison you. Cited from Affair in Araby, by Talbot Mundy
  • He must reflect a long time before making up his mind to imprison himself. Cited from The Cathedral, by Joris-Karl Huysmans
  • He was taken straight to the Tower of London where he was imprisoned.
  • First, he tries to imprison her and then kill her and his daughter.
  • He was taken back to the court and again imprisoned.
  • She told herself that she was at least imprisoning his hands. Cited from Phantom Wires, by Arthur Stringer
  • Catherine ordered him to court and had him imprisoned as soon as he arrived.
  • Later in the evening, many others of the king's guests were imprisoned.
  • How could you make me send after and imprison him? Cited from The Chaplet of Pearls, by Charlotte M Yonge
  • Many of its leaders were arrested and imprisoned or forced to go underground.
  • Even a dog, if you imprison him alone, will go mad in time. Cited from Ben Blair, by Will Lillibridge
  • I don't suppose they will do more than imprison me. Cited from Bunyip Land, by George Manville Fenn
  • After the parliamentary victory over the King, he was briefly imprisoned several times.
  • Henry kept Robert imprisoned for the rest of his life.
  • He also had at times the company of other preachers who had been imprisoned.
  • After finding out that he's imprisoning people, she is also captured.
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Root form of imprisoned is imprison for the verb.

Synonyms of imprisoned

Meaning of imprisoned

  • verb 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
  • verb Confine as if in a prison; he does not let them go out without a chaperone"
    His daughters are virtually imprisoned in their own house