jail in Chinese
[ dʒeil ] Pronunciation:
How to pronounce "jail"Synonyms of "jail""jail" in a sentence"jail" meaning
past tense: jailed past participle: jailed plural: jails present participle: jailing
- That spy is now in a british jail .
- You seem to have suffered a lot in jail .
- I always said he would wind up in jail .
- The police carted the protesters off to jail .
- He can be punished by long jail sentences .
- To go to jail in south would mean the end .
- Fred was finally found out and jailed .
- He has done five years in the jail .
- He is locked up in jail for the night .
- When she was in jail she expressed their soul .
- a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)
Synonyms: jailhouse, gaol, clink, slammer, poky, pokey, Verb
- 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"
Synonyms: imprison, incarcerate, lag, immure, put behind bars, jug, gaol, put away, remand,