Definition of Imprisoning

1. Verb. (present participle of imprison) ¹



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Definition of Imprisoning

1. imprison [v] - See also: imprison

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Imprisoning

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imprimis
imprint
imprinted
imprinter
imprinters
imprintings
imprints
imprison
imprison'd
imprisonable
imprisoned
imprisoner
imprisoners
imprisoning (current term)
imprisonment
imprisonments
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improbabilities
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improbable
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improbably
improbation
improbations
improbities
improbity
improficiencies

Literary usage of Imprisoning

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1. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1839)
"The following are short abstracts of the opinions of those courts: " The practice of imprisoning disobedient and refractory seamen in foreign jails, ..."

2. The Works of George Fox by George Fox (1831)
"Take heed of speaking of Christ in words, and denying him in life and power. O friends, the imprisoning my body is to satisfy your wills; but take heed of ..."

3. A Journal Or Historical Account of the Life, Travels, Sufferings, Christian by George Fox, William Penn, Margaret Askew Fell Fox (1839)
"... to take heed that their 4 work of imprisoning an innocent people, for nothing but their meeting ' together in tenderness of conscience to serve and ..."

4. The Works of Charles Sumner by Charles Sumner (1875)
"USURPATION OF THE SENATE IN imprisoning A CITIZEN. Two SPEECHES, ON THE IMPRISONMENT OF THADDEUS HYATT FOR REFUSING TO TESTIFY IN THE HARPER'S FERRY ..."

5. A Brief Historical Relation of State Affairs from September 1678 to April 1714 by Narcissus Luttrell (1857)
"... for fining and imprisoning him for unskilfully practising physick, and gave judgment for the defendants. Tis said the circuits are put off till the 2 2d ..."

6. American State Trials: A Collection of the Important and Interesting by John Davison Lawson, Robert Lorenzo Howard (1921)
"... cause in his second and third pleas alleged committed the trespass.9 d citron Cloned and imprisoning them and keeping ^d de- slaves of the said Sanford; ..."

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