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Another word for immure

  1. To confine within a limited area

      1. An upright structure of masonry, wood, plaster, or other building material serving to enclose, divide, or protect an area, especially a vertical construction forming an inner partition or exterior siding of a building.
      2. A continuous structure of masonry or other material forming a rampart and built for defensive purposes.
      3. A structure of stonework, cement, or other material built to retain a flow of water.
      1. To close (a building) so that no one can enter.
      2. To terminate (a business).
      3. To enclose (a person, animal or thing) in a room or other place so that it cannot leave.
      1. A person confined indoors by illness or disability.
      2. Confined to a home or hospital, as by illness.
      3. Disposed to avoid social contact; excessively withdrawn or introverted.
      1. A ballpoint pen.
      2. A fountain pen.
      3. A pen point.
      1. A cage for hawks, especially when molting.
      2. A secret place; a hideaway.
      3. A group of buildings originally containing private stables, often converted into residential apartments.
      1. A structure serving as an enclosure, a barrier, or a boundary, usually made of posts or stakes joined together by boards, wire, or rails.
      2. An adjustable guide with a flat edge used on a table saw and positioned parallel to the plane of the cutting attachment in order to keep the board properly positioned for the cut to be made at the correct distance from the board's edge.
      3. One who receives and sells stolen goods.
      1. To surround on all sides; close in:
      2. To fence in so as to prevent common use:
      3. To build or equip with a roof and walls:
      1. A small enclosure or cage, as for poultry or small animals.
      2. A cramped or uncomfortably confined space.
      3. A jail or prison.
      1. A structure for confining birds or animals, enclosed on at least one side by a grating of wires or bars that lets in air and light.
      2. A barred room or fenced enclosure for confining prisoners.
      3. An enclosing openwork structure:
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  2. To put in jail

      1. A device operated by a key, combination, or keycard and used, as on a door, for holding, closing, or securing.
      2. A section of a waterway, such as a canal, closed off with gates, in which vessels in transit are raised or lowered by raising or lowering the water level of that section.
      3. A mechanism in a firearm for exploding the charge.
      1. A place of detention, especially for persons who are accused of committing a crime and have not been released on bail or for persons who are serving short sentences after conviction of a misdemeanor.
      2. Detention in a jail.
      3. To detain in a jail.
      1. A student or a recent graduate undergoing supervised practical training.
      2. A physician who has recently graduated from medical school and is learning medical practice in a hospital under supervision, prior to beginning a residency program.
      3. One who is interned; an internee.
      1. To put in a prison or jail.
      2. To shut in; confine.
      1. To put in or as if in prison; confine.
      1. To keep from proceeding; delay or retard:
      2. To keep in custody or confinement:
      3. To retain or withhold (payment or property, for example).
      1. To keep within bounds; restrict:
      2. To shut or keep in, especially to imprison.
      3. To restrict in movement:
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