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incarcerate (v.)

"imprison, shut up in jail," 1550s, a back-formation from incarceration (q.v.), or else from Medieval Latin incarceratus, past participle of incarcerare "to imprison." Related: Incarcerated; incarcerating.

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Definitions of incarcerate

incarcerate (v.)
lock up or confine, in or as in a jail;
the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life
Synonyms: imprison / lag / immure / put behind bars / jail / jug / gaol / put away / remand
From wordnet.princeton.edu