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in·car·cer·ate

 (ĭn-kär′sə-rāt′)
tr.v. in·car·cer·at·ed, in·car·cer·at·ing, in·car·cer·ates
1. To put in a prison or jail.
2. To shut in; confine.

[Medieval Latin incarcerāre, incarcerāt- : Latin in-, in; see in-2 + Latin carcer, prison.]

in·car′cer·a′tion n.
in·car′cer·a′tor n.

incarcerate

(ɪnˈkɑːsəˌreɪt)
vb
(tr) to confine or imprison
[C16: from Medieval Latin incarcerāre, from Latin in-2 + carcer prison]
inˌcarcerˈation n
inˈcarcerˌator n

in•car•cer•ate

(ɪnˈkɑr səˌreɪt)

v.t. -at•ed, -at•ing.
1. to imprison; confine.
2. to enclose; constrict closely.
[1520–30; < Medieval Latin incarcerāre to imprison]
in•car`cer•a′tion, n.
in•car′cer•a`tive, adj.

incarcerate


Past participle: incarcerated
Gerund: incarcerating

Imperative
incarcerate
incarcerate
Present
I incarcerate
you incarcerate
he/she/it incarcerates
we incarcerate
you incarcerate
they incarcerate
Preterite
I incarcerated
you incarcerated
he/she/it incarcerated
we incarcerated
you incarcerated
they incarcerated
Present Continuous
I am incarcerating
you are incarcerating
he/she/it is incarcerating
we are incarcerating
you are incarcerating
they are incarcerating
Present Perfect
I have incarcerated
you have incarcerated
he/she/it has incarcerated
we have incarcerated
you have incarcerated
they have incarcerated
Past Continuous
I was incarcerating
you were incarcerating
he/she/it was incarcerating
we were incarcerating
you were incarcerating
they were incarcerating
Past Perfect
I had incarcerated
you had incarcerated
he/she/it had incarcerated
we had incarcerated
you had incarcerated
they had incarcerated
Future
I will incarcerate
you will incarcerate
he/she/it will incarcerate
we will incarcerate
you will incarcerate
they will incarcerate
Future Perfect
I will have incarcerated
you will have incarcerated
he/she/it will have incarcerated
we will have incarcerated
you will have incarcerated
they will have incarcerated
Future Continuous
I will be incarcerating
you will be incarcerating
he/she/it will be incarcerating
we will be incarcerating
you will be incarcerating
they will be incarcerating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been incarcerating
you have been incarcerating
he/she/it has been incarcerating
we have been incarcerating
you have been incarcerating
they have been incarcerating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been incarcerating
you will have been incarcerating
he/she/it will have been incarcerating
we will have been incarcerating
you will have been incarcerating
they will have been incarcerating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been incarcerating
you had been incarcerating
he/she/it had been incarcerating
we had been incarcerating
you had been incarcerating
they had been incarcerating
Conditional
I would incarcerate
you would incarcerate
he/she/it would incarcerate
we would incarcerate
you would incarcerate
they would incarcerate
Past Conditional
I would have incarcerated
you would have incarcerated
he/she/it would have incarcerated
we would have incarcerated
you would have incarcerated
they would have incarcerated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.incarcerate - 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"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
detain, confine - deprive of freedom; take into confinement

incarcerate

verb imprison, confine, detain, lock up, restrict, restrain, intern, send down (Brit.), impound, coop up, throw in jail, put under lock and key, immure, jail or gaol It can cost $50,000 to incarcerate a prisoner for a year.

incarcerate

verb
To put in jail:
Translations

incarcerate

[ɪnˈkɑːsəreɪt] VTencarcelar

incarcerate

[ɪnˈkɑːrsəreɪt] vtincarcérer
to be incarcerated → être incarcéré(e)

incarcerate

vteinkerkern

incarcerate

[ɪnˈkɑːsəˌreɪt] vt (frm) → incarcerare
References in classic literature ?
For two days no food was brought me, but then a new messenger appeared and my incarceration went on as before, but not again did I allow my reason to be submerged by the horror of my position.
Having thus provided for my support in prison, I was enabled to introduce myself to my fellow-debtors, and to study character for the new series of prints, on the very first day of my incarceration, with my mind quite at ease.
John cursed the cabman silently, and then it occurred to him that he must stop the incarceration of his portmanteau; that, at least, he must keep close at hand, and he turned to recall the porter.
There was no ceremony wasted in completing our incarceration.
I have heard of the Temple of the Sun, Dator," replied Matai Shang, "but never have I heard that its prisoners could be released before the allotted year of their incarceration had elapsed.
The morning of the second day of her incarceration in the east tower of the palace of Astok, Prince of Dusar, found Thuvia of Ptarth waiting in dull apathy the coming of the assassin.
I was sure that he had seen me before during the period of my incarceration in Phutra and that he was trying to recall my identity.
Now he turned his attention to a hurried inventory of the new conditions which surrounded him since the moment of his incarceration.
That from the father mentioned that most unexpectedly finding himself in the novel position of having been disappointed of a remittance from the City on which he had confidently counted, he took up his pen, being restrained by the unhappy circumstance of his incarceration during three-and-twenty years (doubly underlined), from coming himself, as he would otherwise certainly have done--took up his pen to entreat Mr Clennam to advance him the sum of Three Pounds Ten Shillings upon his I.
Let it not be supposed by the enemies of 'the system,' that, during the period of his solitary incarceration, Oliver was denied the benefit of exercise, the pleasure of society, or the advantages of religious consolation.
on the outside of the south wall of that place of incarceration on civil process, the day after tomorrow, at seven in the evening, precisely, my object in this epistolary communication is accomplished.
The conversation naturally fell upon the incarceration of the poor man.