To detain in a jail.
Lag is defined as to stay behind or fall behind
To restrict, confine, or hamper.
To confine within bounds; set a limit to; restrict; curb
(Of a state, especially a neutral state) To confine or hold (foreign military personnel who stray into the state's territory) within prescribed limits during wartime.
To stop the movement or progress of:
To keep from going on; hold back
To keep within limits; restrict
To put or confine in or as if in a cage.
To capture and hold briefly (the attention, for example); engage.
To send (money) in payment
To set or mark off the limits of; limit; confine
To shut up in a private room for confidential discussion
To pass through a lock or locks in a waterway.
Release is defined as to set free or to relieve.
To remove obstructions or entanglements from; clear:
Find another word for imprisoning. In this page you can discover 25 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for imprisoning, like: jailing, immuring, lagging, shackling, restraining, limiting, interning, incarcerating, holding, entombing and enclosing.