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Synonyms for prison
ˈprɪz ənprison

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Wiktionary3.7 / 3 votes

  1. prisonnoun

    to imprison

    The cold stone walls of the prison had stood for over a century.

    Synonyms:
    imprisonment, bridewell

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. prison, prison housenoun

    a correctional institution where persons are confined while on trial or for punishment

    Synonyms:
    prison house

  2. prison, prison housenoun

    a prisonlike situation; a place of seeming confinement

    Synonyms:
    prison house

Dictionary of English Synonymes5.0 / 1 vote

  1. prisonnoun

    Synonyms:
    jail, penitentiary, bridewell, workhouse, house of correction, DUNGEON

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. prisonnoun

    Synonyms:
    penitentiary, bridewell, jail, house of correction, clink, bastille

    Associated words:
    mittimus, commit, commitment, turnkey, warden, remand, prisoner, convict

  2. prisonverb

    Synonyms:
    imprison, incarcerate

    Associated words:
    mittimus, commit, commitment, turnkey, warden, remand, prisoner, convict

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How to use prison in a sentence?

  1. David Mueller:

    Now I ’m afraid to even talk to women. I feel like I ’m in a prison, i ’m not David Mueller anymore. I do n’t even go near women.

  2. Ahmaud Arbery:

    The DOJ has gone behind my back to offer the men who murdered my son a deal to make their time in prison easier to serve, i have been completely betrayed by the DOJ lawyers.

  3. Jalila Sayed:

    He was notified of the referring of his case regarding Jaw prison and the Yemen war to the High Criminal Court for trial, the first hearing will be on 12 July 2016. Nabeel may face up to 13 years of imprisonment if convicted in that case.

  4. Claudia Calderon:

    I took advantage of all the opportunities they offered in prison, including the education they offered, and I became a GED tutor for the educational department and earned a certificate in sustainable foods and also in business administration.

  5. Randy Grossman:

    The defendant targeted his victims because he hated the Jewish community and Muslim community, hatred that has no place in our society and hatred that will never, never win, the defendant and his hatred have been silenced. He will spend the rest of his days and die in prison, while he languishes behind bars.


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