jailed jailed  /ˈdʒeɪld/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) being in captivity

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Kadivar, 44, has found academic stardom a dangerous occupation in Iranin 1999 he was jailed for 18 months for his ideas.
  2. No one is arrested or jailed for his or her speech or point of view.
  3. Two were jailed for 38 days.

News

  1. Colts' Joe Lefeged jailed in Washington on multiple gun charges

    WASHINGTON, June 30 (UPI) -- Indianapolis Colts safety Joe Lefeged remained jailed Sunday after an arrest in Washington on multiple gun-related offenses.
    on July 1, 2013     Source: UPI

  2. Obama family tours cell where Nelson Mandela was jailed

    Obama and his family visited historic Robben Island taking a solemn tour of the cell where Nelson Mandela was jailed for decades.
    on June 30, 2013     Source: Washington Post

  3. Obama family tours Robben Island, cell where Nelson Mandela was jailed

    Obama and his family visited historic Robben Island taking a solemn tour of the cell where Nelson Mandela was jailed for decades.
    on June 30, 2013     Source: Washington Post

Quotes

  1. "Cuba's future should be determined by the Cuban people and not by an anti-democratic successor regime," Obama said. "The prompt release of all prisoners of conscience wrongly jailed for standing up for the basic freedoms too long denied to...
    on Feb 19, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Contra Costa Times

  2. "You cannot expect people to believe in the promise of a better future when they are jailed for peacefully petitioning their government," Bush said. "And you cannot stand up a modern, confident nation when you do not allow people to voice...
    on Jan 13, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. "It is enough that Ingrid Betancourt be immediately freed for us to consider this humanitarian exchange is moving forward, and to begin delivering the benefits of suspended sentences to (jailed) members of the guerrilla group," Restrepo told...
    on Mar 27, 2008 By: Luis Carlos Restrepo Source: International Herald Tribune

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