Imprison

Definition of Imprison

Im`pris´on
v. t.1.To put in prison or jail; To arrest and detain in custody; to confine.
[imp. & p. p. Imprisoned ; p. pr. & vb. n. Imprisoning.]
He imprisoned was in chains remediless.
- Spenser.
2.To limit, restrain, or confine in any way.
Try to imprison the resistless wind.
- Dryden.

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