(transitive) To put in or as if in prison; confine.
(rare) To imprison or confine
To put in prison or jail; To arrest and detain in custody; to confine.
‘He imprisoned was in chains remediless.’;
To limit, restrain, or confine in any way.
‘Try to imprison the resistless wind.’;
lock up or confine, in or as in a jail;
‘The suspects were imprisoned without trial’; ‘the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life’;
confine as if in a prison;
‘His daughters are virtually imprisoned in their own house; he does not let them go out without a chaperone’;