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What is another word for detention?

306 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[d_ɪ_t_ˈɛ_n_ʃ_ə_n], [dɪtˈɛnʃən], [dɪtˈɛnʃən]
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Synonyms for Detention:

restraint (noun) Other synonyms and related words:

Rhymes for Detention:

  1. pension, tension, mention;
  2. dimension, convention, ascension, attention, pretension, invention, suspension, prevention, contention, retention, dissension, extension;
  3. condescension, apprehension, hypertension, hypotension, comprehension;
  4. misapprehension;

Quotes for Detention:

  1. I was something of a prankster. One time I put a ski mask on my head and used a fake gun on the school secretary so that I could get some of my friends out of detention Luke Perry.
  2. Yesterday I, along with a bipartisan Congressional Delegation of lawmakers, inspected the detention facilities at Guantanamo used to house individuals detained in the War on Terrorism. Jim Ryun.
  3. Arresting and detaining these dangerous people can make sense, at least until a final decision is reached on their deportation. However, such detention must always be subject to time limits and court review. Otto Schily.

Adjectives for Detention:

  • illegal immigrant,
  • disgraceful and unwarrantable,
  • long and unforeseen,
  • minor, illegal,
  • nearest squalid,
  • upcoming nuclear,
  • fed\-eral,
  • various juvenile,
  • bright, empty,
  • standard imperial,
  • dark, dark,
  • unheated,
  • high-security,
  • just ordinary,
  • nice clean,
  • claustrophobic,
  • unspecified,
  • completely different,
  • quiet little,
  • politic,
  • long narrow,
  • sanitary,
  • walled,
  • unforeseen,
  • wearisome,
  • provisional,
  • stocky,
  • phony,
  • sizable,
  • cozy,
  • squalid,
  • maddening,
  • disgraceful,
  • orbital,
  • informal,
  • lawful,
  • heartless,
  • nuclear,
  • newer,
  • swedish,
  • trifling,
  • nameless,
  • mobile,
  • infamous,
  • australian,
  • rural,
  • exotic,
  • legitimate,
  • rigid,
  • continuous,
  • mechanical,
  • medical,
  • effective,
  • remote,
  • nasty,
  • legal,
  • nouvelle,
  • extreme,
  • chinese,
  • wooden,
  • minor,
  • clean,
  • central,
  • horrible,
  • female,
  • nearest,
  • lower,
  • larger,
  • normal,
  • quiet,
  • personal,
  • narrow,
  • public,
  • particular,
  • dead,
  • terrible,
  • vast,
  • soft,
  • bright,
  • different,
  • high,
  • various,
  • already preventive,
  • unwise and unauthorized,
  • fine or temporary,
  • irregular, unauthorized,
  • pretrial preventive,
  • evidently unjust,
  • forceful or fraudulent,
  • vexatious but unavoidable,
  • long prospective,
  • fine or brief,
  • brief and involuntary,
  • trial and separate,
  • preternatural or morbid,
  • former unpleasant,
  • long and unexpected,
  • otherwise long,
  • long and vexatious,
  • actually preferred,
  • simply physical,
  • common local,
  • own probable,
  • last crowning,
  • much needless,
  • rather tedious,
  • such fond,
  • temporary or permanent,
  • preventative,
  • more hopeless,
  • long and weary,
  • almost endless,
  • unjustified,
  • little further,
  • ten-minute,
  • curative,
  • unendurable,
  • mere physical,
  • therapeutic,
  • unwarranted,
  • disappointing,
  • unwise,
  • still further,
  • preternatural,
  • unpopular,
  • life-long,
  • forceful,
  • unexplained,
  • crowning,
  • illicit,
  • noticeable,
  • humiliating,
  • lifelong,
  • manual,
  • imminent,
  • inconvenient,
  • rigorous,
  • ruinous,
  • trial,
  • merciful,
  • outdoor,
  • unwilling,
  • corporal,
  • shameful,
  • wanton,
  • morbid,
  • chronic,
  • prospective,
  • municipal,
  • insolent,
  • much more,
  • troublesome,
  • hopeless,
  • underground,
  • polite,
  • preferred,
  • excessive,
  • reasonable,
  • unpleasant,
  • casual,
  • irregular,
  • egyptian,
  • material,
  • vile,
  • eternal,
  • absolute,
  • endless,
  • total,
  • rude,
  • wretched,
  • well-known,
  • constant,
  • serious,
  • dull,
  • recent,
  • mysterious,
  • british,
  • secret,
  • actual,
  • occasional,
  • greatest,
  • main,
  • entire,
  • next,
  • dark,
  • whole,
  • certain,
  • own accidental,
  • rough, dry,
  • own or other,
  • corrective,
  • psychiatric,
  • justifiable,
  • providential,
  • faceless,
  • distressing,
  • improper,
  • unwelcome,
  • hospitable,
  • voluntary,
  • uncomfortable,
  • suspicious,
  • criminal,
  • fond,
  • worth,
  • peaceful,
  • frequent,
  • immediate,
  • awful,
  • dry,
  • rough,
  • empty,
  • former,
  • own,
  • arrival and dangerous,
  • fairly lax,
  • thy long,
  • own long,
  • such cruel,
  • punitive,
  • lax,
  • arrival,
  • unprofitable,
  • unauthorized,
  • unaccountable,
  • inhuman,
  • tiresome,
  • austrian,
  • unnatural,
  • strict,
  • weary,
  • unhappy,
  • formal,
  • additional,
  • successful,
  • miserable,
  • private,
  • possible,
  • fair,
  • sudden,
  • special,
  • black,
  • fine,
  • domestic animal,
  • long and useless,
  • upper-level,
  • protective,
  • useless,
  • singular,
  • animal,
  • standard,
  • final,
  • german,
  • usual,
  • simple,
  • precautionary,
  • vexatious,
  • fraudulent,
  • needless,
  • honorable,
  • unusual,
  • violent,
  • physical,
  • cruel,
  • similar,
  • late,
  • administrative,
  • solitary,
  • fatal,
  • heavy,
  • probable,
  • jewish,
  • perpetual,
  • inevitable,
  • imperial,
  • separate,
  • double,
  • local,
  • after-school,
  • irksome,
  • long-term,
  • accidental,
  • unlucky,
  • momentary,
  • unfortunate,
  • proper,
  • least,
  • protracted,
  • undue,
  • involuntary,
  • consequent,
  • unnecessary,
  • subsequent,
  • unjustifiable,
  • original,
  • smaller, padded,
  • unwarrantable,
  • padded,
  • federal,
  • unexpected,
  • smaller,
  • mere,
  • considerable,
  • ordinary,
  • slight,
  • military,
  • preliminary,
  • wrongful,
  • unavoidable,
  • arbitrary,
  • indefinite,
  • safe,
  • tedious,
  • compulsory,
  • unjust,
  • permanent,
  • present,
  • preventive,
  • brief,
  • unlawful,
  • juvenile,
  • short,
  • further,
  • illegal,
  • temporary,
  • long.
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