Definition of immure verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    immure

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ɪˈmyʊr//
     
    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.
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