incarcerate ( incarcerates 3rd person present) ( incarcerating present participle) ( incarcerated past tense & past participle ) If people are incarcerated, they are kept in a prison or other place.
They were incarcerated for the duration of the war... be V-ed
It can cost $40,000 to $50,000 to incarcerate a prisoner for a year. V n
...her mother's incarceration in a psychiatric hospital.
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commit, confine, coop up, detain, gaol, immure, impound, imprison, intern, jail, lock up, put under lock and key, restrain, restrict, send down (Brit.) throw in jail
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