Associations to the word «Imprisonment»
IMPRISONMENT, noun. A confinement in a place, especially a prison or a jail, as punishment for a crime.
IMPRISONMENT WARRANT, noun. (legal) a court order authorising the imprisonment of a person sentenced to imprisonment; a court order authorising the execution of an imprisonment sentence.
IMPRISONMENT, noun. Putting someone in prison or in jail as lawful punishment.
IMPRISONMENT, noun. The state of being imprisoned; "he was held in captivity until he died"; "the imprisonment of captured soldiers"; "his ignominious incarceration in the local jail"; "he practiced the immurement of his enemies in the castle dungeon".
IMPRISONMENT, noun. The act of confining someone in a prison (or as if in a prison).
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