Synonyms of incarcerate in English:


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1‘he was incarcerated for expressing counter-revolutionary opinions’

imprison, put in prison, send to prison, jail, lock up, take into custody, put under lock and key, put away, intern, confine, detain, hold, put into detention, immure, put in chains, clap in irons, hold prisoner, hold captive
British detain at Her Majesty's pleasure
informal send down, put behind bars, put inside
British informal bang someone up

free, release

2‘the long evening incarcerated below decks had given her a headache’

confine, shut away, shut up, coop up
immure, cage