Incarcerative



[verb in-kahr-suh-reyt; adjective in-kahr-ser-it, -suh-reyt] /verb ɪnˈkɑr səˌreɪt; adjective ɪnˈkɑr sər ɪt, -səˌreɪt/

verb (used with object), incarcerated, incarcerating.
1.
to imprison; confine.
2.
to enclose; constrict closely.
adjective
3.
.
/ɪnˈkɑːsəˌreɪt/
verb
1.
(transitive) to confine or imprison
v.

1550s, a back-formation from incarceration, or else from Medieval Latin incarceratus, past participle of incarcerare “to imprison” (see incarceration). Related: Incarcerated; incarcerating.

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