verb (used with object)
VIDEO FOR JAIL
WATCH NOW: What Is The Difference Between "Jail" And "Prison"?
Would you rather go to jail or prison? We'll help you with this hypothetical decision, don't worry!
BECOME A PRO CHEF WITH THIS EXQUISITE CUISINE QUIZ!
Origin of jail
OTHER WORDS FROM jail
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH jailjail , prison
Words nearby jail
Example sentences from the Web for jail
Another was accused in a lawsuit of threatening to jail women if they didn’t have sex with him.Sacramento Report: Jones, COVID-19 and the Irony of Remote Voting|Sara Libby and Jesse Marx|August 28, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Maybe only a federal effort to establish standards and regulate compliance to them would be necessary before we no longer have a Robert Williams, a member of any minority group, or any citizen unjustly experience a night in jail or worse.
DHS agents in Portland have tear-gassed protesters and pulled individuals into unmarked vans, and some of those people were banned from attending any more protests as a condition of being released from jail.What Happened In Portland Shows Just How Fragile Our Democracy Is|Maggie Koerth (email@example.com)|August 5, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Anyone who violated the law would be subject to a fine of $100-$500 – the equivalent of $1,700-$8,500 today – or a jail term of up to 150 days.‘Keep Your Mouth Shut’: Why San Diego Banned ‘Seditious’ Talk in 1918|Randy Dotinga|August 4, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The officers then proceeded to grab his groceries, dump them to the ground, put him in handcuffs and take him to jail, where he’d spend the night for the crime of occupying multiple seats on a transit facility.The Next Major Reform Prosecutor Could Well Be a ‘Survivor’|Joshua Eferighe|August 4, 2020|Ozy
Violators face up to nine months in jail or as much as $10,000 in fines.
Brinsley got out of jail last July, and was desperate and aimless.Alleged Cop Killer Ismaaiyl Brinsley Had a Death Wish|M.L. Nestel|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The only physician she was permitted to see was the jail doctor.States Slap Pregnant Women With Harsher Jail Sentences|Emily Shire|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even if her clients are convicted—and she does have many now in jail—she at least brings attention to their cases.
But in jail, I was told that my online statements about religion and Islam were illegal.
I'll end up in one, most like, if they don't put me in jail first.One Man's Initiation--1917|John Dos Passos
His lips were tight pressed, his eyes hard, as he rode by the jail again and out into the county road.The Short Cut|Jackson Gregory
He was taken to jail, and the news soon spread that he was an ex-convict and horse-thief.The Twin Hells|John N. Reynolds
Will you describe the place where he was kept while he was there in the jail?Warren Commission (4 of 26): Hearings Vol. IV (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
That jail was standing when I come to Arkansas forty-seven years ago.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States|Work Projects Administration