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DETENTION

'DETENTION' is a 9 letter word starting with D and ending with N

Crossword clues for 'DETENTION'

ClueAnswer
School punishment (9)DETENTION
After-school punishment (9)DETENTION

Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for DETENTION

We hope that the following list of synonyms for the word detention will help you to finish your crossword today. We've arranged the synonyms in length order so that they are easier to find.

3 letter words

JAM - LAG - LET - NAB

4 letter words

BIND - DRAG - HALT - STAY - STOP - WAIT

5 letter words

BLOCK - CHECK - CRAMP - DELAY - LETUP - PAUSE - PINCH - TIE UP - TIE-UP

6 letter words

ARREST - DURESS - EASE-UP - HANG UP - HANG-UP - HOLDUP - LOG JAM - LOGJAM - PICKUP - PRISON - SLOW UP - SLOW-UP - SLOWUP

7 letter words

CLOSURE - CUSTODY - DURANCE - EASE-OFF - INTERIM - JAILING - JUSTICE - LAGGING - LETDOWN - RED TAPE - RESPITE - SETBACK - SLACK-UP - SLOWING - SQUEEZE - TIME LAG

8 letter words

BLOCKADE - BLOCKAGE - BLOCKING - CLOGGING - DELAYAGE - DRAGGING - FIXATION - FLAGGING - HOLDBACK - REPRIEVE - SLOWDOWN - SLOWNESS - STOPPAGE

9 letter words

ARRESTING - CAPTIVITY - CLOSING UP - DETENTION - HAMPERING - HINDERING - HINDRANCE - OCCLUSION - RED-TAPERY - RESTRAINT - STRICTURE

10 letter words

ARRESTMENT - DETAINMENT - DOUBLE TAKE - HINDERANCE - IMMURATION - IMMUREMENT - IMPEDIMENT - INHIBITION - INTERNMENT - MORATORIUM - NEGATIVISM - OPPOSITION - RED-TAPEISM - REPRESSION - RESISTANCE - RETARDANCE - RETARDMENT - SLACKENING - SUSPENSION

11 letter words

ARRESTATION - CLOSE ARREST - CONFINEMENT - DURANCE VILE - HOUSE ARREST - OBSTRUCTION - RESTRICTION - RETARDATION - SLOWING DOWN - SUPPRESSION

12 letter words

AFTERTHOUGHT - APPREHENSION - CONSTRICTION - DECELERATION - FOOT-DRAGGING - IMPRISONMENT - INTERFERENCE - INTERRUPTION - PAPERASSERIE - STRANGLEHOLD

13 letter words

INCARCERATION - NUISANCE VALUE

14 letter words

OBSTRUCTIONISM

15 letter words

DELAYED REACTION - STAY OF EXECUTION

17 letter words

BUREAUCRATIC DELAY - MINUS ACCELERATION

18 letter words

TERM OF IMPRISONMENT

Definition of detention

  • a punishment in which a student must stay at school after others have gone home; "the detention of tardy pupils"
  • a state of being confined (usually for a short time); "his detention was politically motivated"; "the prisoner is on hold"; "he is in the custody of police"



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