Synonyms of lock someone up in English:

lock someone up

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1‘he was locked up for burglary’


imprison, jail, incarcerate, send to prison, put behind bars, put under lock and key, put in chains, put into irons, throw into irons, clap in irons, hold captive

detain, remand, intern, impound, immure, shut up, shut in, confine, cage, pen, coop up, fence in, pen in, wall in, mew, mew up

informal send down, put away, put inside