Penitentiary is defined as a prison, or a tribunal in the Roman Catholic Church.
A being locked up, as in jail
A building used by the members of a guard when not walking a post
A cell is defined as the smallest unit of an organism with a nucleus.
A dark, often underground chamber used to confine prisoners.
Any place or situation regarded as like such a prison
A hypothetical prison proposed by Jeremy Bentham, having circular tiers of cells surrounding a central observation tower.
(Slang) A penitentiary
(U.S. Navy) A place where offenders are temporarily confined, as on a warship
An institution for the confinement of persons convicted of minor criminal offenses.
A form of punishment by which a student is made to stay after regular school hours.
The definition of a hole is a hollow place, opening or break in something.
A dungeon with a trapdoor in the ceiling as its only means of entrance or exit.
A fountain pen.
(Southwestern US, chiefly Texas) A large metal container, usually placed near a wind-driven water pump, in an animal pen or field.
The definition of a reformatory is a correctional institute for children under 18 who are convicted of crimes where they receive discipline and training instead of punishment.
(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 similar fenced or enclosed area, especially one used for protection.
(Slang, Dial., former) A prison; jail
(Old, Slang) A jail or guardhouse
A jail or prison.
(Historical) In England, a poorhouse in which able residents had to work
(Slang) A jail.
An excited reaction or commotion:
The right of having one's children in one's immediate care, awarded under various arrangements to one or both of the parents by a court as a result of a divorce or separation
A dance, originated in the West Indies, in which the dancers bend from the knees as far back as possible to pass beneath a horizontal bar that is set lower and lower
A coop is a small cage or other building used for housing chickens and other birds.
Find another word for prison. In this page you can discover 53 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for prison, like: jail, penitentiary, lockup, guardhouse, cell, dungeon, prison house, gulag, slammer, clink and inmate.