Verb(1) lock up or confine, in or as in a jail(2) confine as if in a prison
(1) First, a decision to imprison the man for contempt of court should never be taken too quickly.(2) A sentence of imprisonment is intended to restrict the rights and freedoms of a prisoner.(3) While out of prison he committed a cheque fraud for which he was sentenced to six years' imprisonment .(4) In 1938, Landau was imprisoned for a year as a suspected German spy.(5) He was persuaded to take the job only after being imprisoned and tortured.(6) As a result of that, he had been imprisoned , but had in some way managed to escape and make his way to this country.(7) He was imprisoned by the Nazis but escaped to England and returned to Norway in 1945.(8) According to investigators 18 of the suspects had been imprisoned for similar offences in the past.(9) Is the limitation on telephone contact with the media a part of the sentence of imprisonment itself?(10) The offence is punishable under the United States law by more than one year of imprisonment .(11) He was cleared of kidnap and assault but served eight months in military prison after falsely imprisoning the woman.(12) He has been kept imprisoned for six weeks with no evidence whatsoever of wrongdoing.(13) If litterers don't pay their fines on time, they can be imprisoned for up to six months.(14) Later that year, he was imprisoned for twelve months for his opposition to conscription.(15) Because of his actions 46 people were imprisoned unjustly and lost their freedom for more than three years.(16) All of the detainees were imprisoned without charge, and the whereabouts of some of them are unknown.
(1) to imprison :: 投獄します
1. incarcerate ::
2. send to prison ::
3. jail ::
5. put away ::
6. intern ::
7. detain ::
8. hold prisoner ::
9. hold captive ::
10. confine ::
11. shut up ::
12. cage ::
13. put behind bars ::
1. discharge ::
2. free ::
3. liberate ::
4. release ::
Different Formsimprison, imprisoned, imprisoning, imprisonment, imprisonments, imprisons
Word Example from TV Shows
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and you let a band of fanatics
IMPRISON your brother-by-law.
Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 4
I didn't IMPRISON anyone.
Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 6
I have many guards who'd
happily IMPRISON him or behead him
Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 6
How did my sweet sister persuade the king
to IMPRISON his dear friend Ned?
Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 8
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