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Verb: incarcerate  in'kaa(r)-su,reyt
  1. (law) lock up or confine, in or as in a jail
    "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life";
    - imprison, lag, immure, put behind bars, jail, jug [N. Amer], gaol [Brit], put away, remand, prison [archaic]

Derived forms: incarcerates, incarcerated, incarcerating

Type of: confine, detain

Encyclopedia: Incarcerate