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Synonyms and Antonyms of jail

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jail

synonym (synonym of jail)

  • (noun.artifact)
    a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted more.. (noun.artifact)
     
  • (verb.social)
    lock up or confine, in or as in a jail (verb.social)
     

hypernym (jail IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • 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) (noun.artifact)
    a penal institution maintained by the government (noun.artifact)
     
  • lock up or confine, in or as in a jail (verb.social)
    deprive of freedom; take into confinement (verb.social)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF jail relation)

  • 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) (noun.artifact)
    a jail or prison (especially one that is run in a tyrannical manner) (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a jail in a courthouse where accused persons can be confined during a trial (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    slang for a jail (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    (formerly) a jail or other place of detention for persons convicted of minor offences (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    jail in a local police station (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a county jail that holds prisoners for periods up to 18 months (noun.artifact)
     

derivation (.... is derived from jail)

domain category (jail is domain category of ....)

  • (noun.group)
    the collection of rules imposed by authority (noun.group)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation domain category clink gaol jailhouse pokey immure imprison correctional institution confine detain bastille holding cell hoosegow hoosgow house of correction lockup gaol immure remand imprisonment clink jurisprudence law

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