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tr.v. im·pris·oned, im·pris·on·ing, im·pris·ons
To put in or as if in prison; confine.

[Middle English emprisonen, from Old French emprisoner : en-, in (from Latin in-; see in-2) + prison, prison; see prison.]

im·pris′on·a·ble adj.
im·pris′on·ment n.
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Adj.1.imprisoned - being in captivity
unfree - hampered and not free; not able to act at will


adjective jailed, confined, locked up, inside (slang), in jail, captive, behind bars, put away, interned, incarcerated, in irons, under lock and key, immured imprisoned for nonconformist preaching