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There are 2 meanings of the word Jail.

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Jail - as a noun

A correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
correctional institution
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Jail - as a verb

Lock up or confine, in or as in a jail

Example: "The suspects were imprisoned without trial"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
gaol5immure10imprison12incarcerate15jug11lag4put awayput behind barsremand9

Example Sentences

"He was sentenced to five years in jail for robbery."
"The fugitive was finally captured and taken to jail."
"The conditions in the overcrowded jail were deplorable."
"She waited anxiously outside the jail for her brother's release."
"The prisoner managed to escape from the high-security jail."
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Word Game Points

Is JAIL a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, jail is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

JAIL has a SCRABBLE points total of 11.

Is JAIL a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, jail is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
JAIL has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 14.

Is JAIL a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, jail is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
JAIL has a WORDFEUD points total of 13.

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