The practice of requiring a student to repeat a class or a year of school because of insufficient educational progress to advance.
Any significant restraint or control over a person’s freedom to ensure his or her presence at a hearing or trial in a criminal action.
Quarantine is the place where someone or something is kept separate from others in case or because of a contagious illness.
The intentional deprivation, whether actual or constructive, of a person’s freedom by legal authorities using forcible restraint, seizure, or otherwise taking the individual into custody, especially in response to a warrant or a suspicion based on probable cause that the person being arrested has committed a crime. The person making the arrest must have the present power to control the person being arrested. Furthermore, the intent to make an arrest must be communicated to the individual who is being detained and that person must understand that the seizure or detention is an intentional arrest. See also privilege and resisting arrest.
The period of time during which one is delayed.
Anything preventing the making of a legal contract, esp. of a marriage contract
The definition of confinement is the action or state of being contained or kept in a place or situation.
Freedom is defined as the state of being free, independent, without restrictions, or release from prison.
Liberation is defined as being set free, or obtaining equal rights.
The definition of a release is a letting go, setting free or relief.
The departure from electrical neutrality at a point, or in a region, as by the accumulation, or deficit, of electrical particles: more electrons than normal produce a negative charge; fewer, a positive charge
Each of the parts or divisions of a jail or prison
(Hurling) The usual means of restarting play after a foul is committed, where the non-offending team restarts from where the foul was committed.
A thing to hold or hold on by
Find another word for detention. In this page you can discover 20 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for detention, like: retention, hindrance, detainment, custody, internment, quarantine, arrest, delay, impediment, confinement and restraint.