Definition Of imprison
put or keep in prison or a place like a prison.
he was imprisoned for six months for contempt of court
Example Of imprison
A message informed me that a student leader of my movement had been imprisoned .
A sentence of imprisonment is intended to restrict the rights and freedoms of a prisoner.
A Sheffield woman who was wrongfully imprisoned following an armed raid on her home has won compensation from police.
According to investigators 18 of the suspects had been imprisoned for similar offences in the past.
Administering the death penalty is far more expensive than imprisoning the offender for life.