jail

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Other spellings[change]

  • gaol (UK, Australian)

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Noun[change]

Singular
jail

Plural
jails

The inside of a jail
A person in a jail cell
  1. A place where people who have done a crime or a suspected of having done a crime are kept.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
jail

Third-person singular
jails

Past tense
jailed

Past participle
jailed

Present participle
jailing

  1. To put someone in jail.

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