Imprison meaning

ĭm-prĭzən
To put or keep in prison; jail.
verb
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To put in or as if in prison; confine.
verb
4
3
To put in or as if in prison; confine.
verb
3
3
To restrict, limit, or confine in any way.
verb
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Origin of imprison

  • Middle English emprisonen from Old French emprisoner en- in (from Latin in- in–2) prison prison prison

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French emprisonner

    From Wiktionary