imprison - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] [usually passive] 

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/ɪmˈprɪz(ə)n/
present tense
I/you/we/theyimprison
he/she/itimprisons
present participleimprisoning
past tenseimprisoned
past participleimprisoned
  1. 2
    to make someone feel that they are being kept in a place or situation that they cannot escape from

    Imprisoned by her own fears, she never left the house.