Use device theme  
Dark theme
Light theme

What is another word for detain?

Need synonyms for detain? Here's a list of similar words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

To apprehend or arrest someone
more ❯
“Was there reasonable grounds for believing that it was necessary to detain the suspect without charge?”
To keep someone from proceeding by holding them back
more ❯
“Immigration officers would detain him with a throng of questions about the purpose of his visit.”
To postpone from being dealt with
To detain (a person) in conversation against their will
To refuse to give (something that is due to or is desired by another)
hast (archaic)
more ❯
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

See Also

Nearby Words
6-letter Words Starting With
Find Synonyms
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Apps More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2023