HyperDic: immure

English > 1 sense of the word immure:
VERBsocialimmure, imprison, incarcerate, lag, put behind bars, jail, jug, gaol, put away, remandlock up or confine, in or as in a jail
English > immure: 1 sense > verb 1, social
Meaninglock up or confine, in or as in a jail.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThey want to immure the prisoners
Synonymsimprison, incarcerate, lag, put behind bars, jail, jug, gaol, put away, remand
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderconfine, detaindeprive of freedom
Spanishapresar, aprisionar, encarcelar
Catalanempresonar, encarcerar, engarjolar
Nounsimmurementthe state of being imprisoned

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