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Definition of immure verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    immure somebody (literary)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they immure
    he / she / it immures
    past simple immured
    -ing form immuring
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  1. 1to shut someone in a place so that they cannot get out synonym imprison
  2. 2 At the age of 86 he was immured in his house by infirmity.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: immure