inmate inmate  /ˈɪn ˌmeɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) one of several resident of a dwelling (especially someone confined to a prison or hospital)
  2. (n) a patient who is residing in the hospital where he is being treated
  3. (n) a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison

Usage(s):

  1. The two inmates had struck up a correspondence, in violation of jail rules, and the other inmate had asked Duka to write him a prayer.
  2. The two inmates had struck up a correspondence, in violation of jail rules, and the other inmate had asked Duka to write him a prayer.
  3. The state spends $10 billion annually, or $49,000 per inmate for a year in custody, according to statistics from the nonpartisan policy-advising group Legislative Analyst's Office.

News

  1. Inmate dies in County Jail

    A Santa Barbara County Jail inmate from Santa Maria died Sunday of apparent natural causes, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Santa Maria Times

  2. Inmate Rosters for June 10-12, 2013

    The inmate rosters for June 10-12, 2013 at the Natrona County Detention Center.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Casper Star-Tribune

  3. Inmate fatally stabbed at Parchman

    An inmate at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman was fatally stabbed Tuesday.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WLBT 3 Jackson

Quotes

  1. "I want to know how an inmate on death row gets a cell phone in the first place, and then how they and other inmates can make thousands of calls in a month without getting caught," Whitmire told the Austin American-Statesman newspaper.
    on Oct 21, 2008 By: John Whitmire Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "The federal receivership has become its own autonomous government operating outside the normal checks and balances of state and federal law," Brown said in a statement. "Already, California is spending almost $14,000 per inmate for health...
    on Mar 24, 2009 By: Jerry Brown Source: FOXNews

  3. "For a former inmate of Auschwitz, it is an unimaginable and overwhelming emotion to be able to speak in this cemetery without graves, the largest one in the history of Europe," said Wladyslaw Bartoszewski, a survivor who later became Poland's...
    on Jan 24, 2005 By: Wladyslaw Bartoszewski Source: CBS News

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