The legal right to take care of something or somebody, especially children.
A manner of grasping an opponent, as in wrestling or aikido:
The act of restraining:
The definition of a hindrance is an obstacle or something that inhibits or delays some desired action.
The act of retaining or the condition of being retained:
A rushing, forceful attack:
A device to release a catch, etc., as for starting or stopping a machine
The act or process of trying to achieve equal rights and status.
Exemption or release from imprisonment
(Now Rare) An impeding or being impeded; obstruction
Find another word for detentions. In this page you can discover 16 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for detentions, like: custodies, hold, restraints, incarcerations, imprisonments, hindrances, delays, confinements, arrests, retentions and wards.