Meaning of “incarcerate” - Learner’s Dictionary

incarcerate

verb [ T ] uk us /ɪnˈkɑːsəreɪt/ formal

to put and keep someone in prison:

[ often passive ] Marks was incarcerated for robbery.
incarceration uk us /ɪnˌkɑːsərˈeɪʃən/ noun [ U ]

(Definition of “incarcerate” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)