verb (used with object), in·car·cer·at·ed, in·car·cer·at·ing.
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Origin of incarcerate
OTHER WORDS FROM incarceratein·car·cer·a·tion, nounin·car·cer·a·tive, adjectivein·car·cer·a·tor, nounun·in·car·cer·at·ed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for incarcerate
But we could not incarcerate George Prince for being an eavesdropper.Brigands of the Moon|Ray Cummings
"It would be against my duty to permit you to incarcerate this miscreant," he said smoothly.Highways in Hiding|George Oliver Smith
You can incarcerate a man for such a length of time that when at last you do give him his liberty he has no love left for it.Sally Bishop|E. Temple Thurston
If she attempts to incarcerate you, she might be successful.The "Genius"|Theodore Dreiser
"If ever I do reach such a state, I hope the family will incarcerate me," rejoined Nan.The Four Corners in Japan|Amy Ella Blanchard