Type your word below and click
What-does.net is your comprehensive online definition dictionary. If you are not sure how to define Prison, our website can provide you with the appropriate definition. On this page, you can find what is Prison.

Prison meaning

prison - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. A place where persons are confined, or restrained of personal liberty; hence, a place or state o/ confinement, restraint, or safe custody.
  2. 2. Specifically, a building for the safe custody or confinement of criminals and others committed by lawful authority.
  3. 3. To imprison; to shut up in, or as in, a prison; to confine; to restrain from liberty.
  4. 4. To bind ( together); to enchain.
  5. 5. A jail; place of confinement.

prison - examples of usage

  1. She little thought, however, that she was merely changing her prison- house. - "Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists", Washington Irving.
  2. The world's wide and this island need not be my prison. - "The Princess Pocahontas", Virginia Watson.
  3. You are fortunate if they only send you to prison." - "They Call Me Carpenter", Upton Sinclair.
Filter by letter: