putting someone in prison or in jail as lawful punishment
the state of being imprisoned; "he was held in captivity until he died"; "the imprisonment of captured soldiers"; "his ignominious incarceration in the local jail"; "he practiced the immurement of his enemies in the castle dungeon"
the act of confining someone in a prison (or as if in a prison)
a term in prison served by an offender as part of a criminal sentence.
The placement of an individual in a jail or prison.
To be held in custody, usually in a prison.
Where a court imposes a period of time where a person is to be detained as part or the whole of a sentence in a criminal matter. Related links: Criminal Convictions Drink Driving Sentencing Options Traffic Offences (incl. minor traffic) Warrants