Detain Synonyms & Definitions

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• DetainDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (v. t.) To keep back or from; to withhold.
  2. (v. t.) To hold or keep in custody.
  3. (v. t.) To restrain from proceeding; to stay or stop; to delay; as, we were detained by an accident.
  4. (n.) Detention.

• DetainderDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) A writ. See Detinue.

• DetainmentDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) Detention.