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    Definition:
    Prison - (n.) A place where persons are confined, or restrained of personal liberty; hence, a place or state o/ confinement, restraint, or safe custody.
    Prison - (n.) Specifically, a building for the safe custody or confinement of criminals and others committed by lawful authority.
    Prison - (v. t.) To imprison; to shut up in, or as in, a prison; to confine; to restrain from liberty.
    Prison - (v. t.) To bind (together); to enchain.
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    Definition: Similar or Containing
    Disprison - (v. t.) To let loose from prison, to set at liberty.
    Emprison - (v. t.) See Imprison.
    Imprisoned - (imp. & p. p.) of Imprison
    Imprisoning - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Imprison
    Imprison - (v. t.) To put in prison or jail; To arrest and detain in custody; to confine.
    Imprison - (v. t.) To limit, restrain, or confine in any way.
    Imprisoner - (n.) One who imprisons.
    Imprison ment - (n.) The act of imprisoning, or the state of being imprisoned; confinement; restraint.
    Prisoned - (imp. & p. p.) of Prison
    Prisoning - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Prison
    Prisoner - (n.) One who is confined in a prison.
    Prisoner - (n.) A person under arrest, or in custody, whether in prison or not; a person held in involuntary restraint; a captive; as, a prisoner at the bar of a court.
    Prisonment - (n.) Imprisonment.
    Reimprison - (v. t.) To imprison again.
    Reimprisonment - (n.) The act of reimprisoning, or the state of being reimprisoned.
    Stateprison - () See under State, n.
    Unprison - (v. t.) To take or deliver from prison.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Prison - n. 1 place of captivity, esp. A building to which persons are committed while awaiting trial or for punishment. 2 custody, confinement. [latin prehendo seize]
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    Oxford: Definition: Similar or Containing
    Imprison - v. 1 put in prison. 2 confine. imprisonment n.
    Open prison - n. Prison with few restraints on prisoners' movements.
    Political prisoner - n. Person imprisoned for political reasons.
    Prisoner - n. 1 person kept in prison. 2 (in full prisoner at the bar) person in custody on a criminal charge and on trial. 3 person or thing confined by illness, another's grasp, etc. 4 (in full prisoner of war) person captured in war. take prisoner seize and hold as a prisoner. [anglo-french: related to *prison]
    Prisoner of conscience - see *conscience.

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