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How to sign: place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape
"The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend"; "She locked her jewels in the safe";
Similiar / Same: lock away, shut away, lock in, shut up, lock up, lock
How to sign: 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";
Similiar / Same: imprison, incarcerate, immure, put behind bars, jail, jug, gaol, lag, remand