Prison Synonyms

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Synonyms for Prison

Penitentiary is defined as a prison, or a tribunal in the Roman Catholic Church.
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Any place or situation regarded as like such a prison
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(Slang) A penitentiary
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A building used by the members of a guard when not walking a post
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(U.S. Navy) A place where offenders are temporarily confined, as on a warship
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(Slang) Jail or prison, after the Clink prison in Southwark, London. Used in the phrase in the clink.
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A being locked up, as in jail
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A cell is defined as the smallest unit of an organism with a nucleus.
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A dark, often underground chamber used to confine prisoners.
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A hypothetical prison proposed by Jeremy Bentham, having circular tiers of cells surrounding a central observation tower.
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(Old, Slang) A jail or guardhouse
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A jail or prison.
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(Slang) Jail, prison.
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An institution for the confinement of persons convicted of minor criminal offenses.
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A fountain pen.
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(Southwestern US, chiefly Texas) A large metal container, usually placed near a wind-driven water pump, in an animal pen or field.
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(Historical) The main tower of a castle or fortress, located within the castle walls. (According to keep, the word comes "from the Middle English term kype, meaning basket or cask, and was a term applied to the shell keep at Guînes, said to resemble a barrel".)
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(US, countable or uncountable) a mixed drink, especially one served chilled
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(Geology) A fracture in which the strata are not offset; a geologic joint.
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A similar fenced or enclosed area, especially one used for protection.
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A prison in France, the storming of which in 1789 CE began the French Revolution.
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(Slang, Dial., former) A prison; jail
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(Slang) jail or prison.
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The definition of a hole is a hollow place, opening or break in something.
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(Countable) A quadrangle or court, as of a prison; a prison.
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(Historical) In England, a poorhouse in which able residents had to work
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An excited reaction or commotion:
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a correctional institution where persons are confined while on trial or for punishment
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A form of punishment by which a student is made to stay after regular school hours.
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A dungeon with a trapdoor in the ceiling as its only means of entrance or exit.
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(Slang) A jail.
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(Dated in UK, rare elsewhere) A small prison, or a police station that has cells.
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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
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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
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A coop is a small cage or other building used for housing chickens and other birds.
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Words Related to Prison

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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.
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(Hurling) The usual means of restarting play after a foul is committed, where the non-offending team restarts from where the foul was committed.
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Find another word for prison. In this page you can discover 53 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for prison, like: jail, penitentiary, prisons, gulag, big house, guardhouse, brig, clink, inmate, lockup and cell.