Synonyms for jail
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Confinement in a jail.
I have to go to jail 5 days a week.
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).
jail, jailhouse, gaol, clink, slammer, poky, pokeyverb
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)
imprison, incarcerate, lag, immure, put behind bars, jail, jug, gaol, put away, remandverb
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"
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
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If being in jail doesn't stop Joe Morrissey from being on the ballot, I doubt whether a health problem will either.
We want to help people, but we are not going to be forced by the government and society or the politically correct to say we are going to believe in it, if they said,' Listen pastor, we are going to put you in jail if you don't honor this.' I am going to say,' Then put me in jail.'.
Once you stop just acting and start to think, maybe you can take a different course of action and it can quite possibly keep you out of jail.
I don't like to be in jail. I want to get out.
The defendant did not spend six months in jail because he is a political prisoner. He was not prosecuted for his political views, the defendant came to the Capitol because he placed his trust in someone who repaid that trust by lying to him.
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