What are some opposite words for jail?

Antonyms for jail
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This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term jail.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. jail, jailhouse, gaol, clink, slammer, poky, pokey(verb)

    a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)

    Synonyms:
    clink, pokey, poky, slammer, jailhouse, click, gaol

  2. imprison, incarcerate, lag, immure, put behind bars, jail, jug, gaol, put away, remand(verb)

    lock up or confine, in or as in a jail

    "The suspects were imprisoned without trial"; "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life"

    Synonyms:
    throw out, toss out, discard, put to sleep, immure, jug, tuck away, toss away, lock, cast away, remand, lock up, remit, shut up, send back, cast aside, put behind bars, fall back, dawdle, dispose, imprison, fall behind, put aside, shut away, cast out, chuck out, toss, throw away, gaol, fling, lock in, lock away, tuck in, lag, put away, incarcerate

Wiktionary

  1. jail(noun)

    Synonyms:
    slammer, imprison

  2. jail(noun)

    To imprison.

    Synonyms:
    slammer, imprison

  3. jail(noun)

    Confinement in a jail.

    Synonyms:
    slammer

  4. jail(noun)

    school

    I have to go to jail 5 days a week.

    Synonyms:
    slammer

  5. jail(noun)

    The condition created by the requirement that a horse claimed in a claiming race not be run at another track for some period of time (usually 30 days).

    Synonyms:
    slammer

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. jail(n)

    Synonyms:
    prison, lockup, calaboose, workhouse, limbo

How to use jail in a sentence?

  1. One Colorado woman:

    My first inclination was I needed to tell someone about this but I knew that there would be repercussions. i would have definitely gone to jail.

  2. Ahmed Mahmoud:

    We don’t know what’s going on, the police told us, get fingerprinted or face jail time. So we gave our fingerprints and they told us we can go. But we can’t go to the west. I just want to see my child in Belgium.

  3. Greg Abbott:

    As Governor, my top priority is public safety, and this bill furthers that objective by keeping dangerous criminals off our streets, it's inexcusable to release individuals from jail that have been charged with heinous crimes like sexual assault against minors, domestic violence and robbery. The measure goes into effect on September 1, according to the governor's office. Read More.

  4. Michelle Dotson:

    There was a cycle that repeated itself. She'd be fine. She'd be on her meds. Then something would happen, and she would go off her meds, she would maybe leave or disappear. There were times she may have ended up in jail. But usually, they would do a psychiatric evaluation and take her to the state hospital.

  5. Lee County:

    I promised all along Lois Riess would end up in a pair of handcuffs, tonight, Lois Riess sits in a jail cell in Texas. We are working as expeditiously as possible to bring Lois Riess back to Lee County to face murder charges.

How to pronounce jail?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say jail in sign language?

  1. jail

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