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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Im·pris·on v. t. [imp. & p. p. Imprisoned p. pr. & vb. n. Imprisoning.]
 1. To put in prison or jail; To arrest and detain in custody; to confine.
    He imprisoned was in chains remediless.   --Spenser.
 2. To limit, restrain, or confine in any way.
    Try to imprison the resistless wind.   --Dryden.
 Syn: -- To incarcerate; confine; immure.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : in captivity [syn: captive, confined, jailed]