verb (used with object)
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They also do that by advocating for people’s sentences to be commuted, by expanding the grounds through which people can be eligible for release, or by advocating for compassionate release for elderly and infirm imprisoned people.What the public is getting right — and wrong — about police abolition|Fabiola Cineas|October 30, 2020|Vox
The brave few who stand up to the regime are persecuted or imprisoned as criminals, accused of receiving money that the United States sends them to “subvert” the “sovereign and democratic order chosen by the people.”
Elsewhere, she tells her inamorata, “It does not matter if you elude my arms/my dear, when thought alone can imprison you.”Sor Juana: Mexico’s Most Erotic Poet and Its Most Dangerous Nun|Katie Baker|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Why did it take so long to imprison the men responsible for this terrible crime?40 years for Justice: Did the FBI Cover for the Birmingham Bombers?|Gary May|September 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It was ‘us vs. them,’ and ‘we need to kill or imprison them all.’‘Shadow Dancer’ Explores Post-Thatcher’s London During the Troubles|Marlow Stern|May 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But the villagers, headed by the chief Manyenga, takes his money and imprison him.
Every world citizen, he said, “deserves the right to defend themselves from those who exploit, imprison, or kill them.”Newt Gingrich Calls for Universal Right to Bear Arms at NRA Forum|Michael Ames|April 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
No paint nor painter could imprison that untamed bit of Satanic mischief on any canvas that ever grew!Miss Billy's Decision|Eleanor H. Porter
Urraca was so imprudent in her manner of life that the Battler saw fit to imprison her in a castle.A History of Spain|Charles E. Chapman
Many have their Talents imprison'd, by being of the hated and sinking Side.
Again, how could they fine and imprison their own flesh and blood?For Faith and Freedom|Walter Besant
Normals could kill or imprison him, while a Controller would have a hard time doing either, directly.The Penal Cluster|Ivar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett)