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.

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