Asked in Authors, Poets, and Playwrights
What does it mean when authorities detain someone?
When authorities detain someone, it means that they are kept under restraint, such as being handcuffed. Alternatively it may mean that they are locked up and put into custody. ...
Asked in Definitions, Synonyms and Antonyms
What is a word that is opposite of the word detain?
in the judicial/ law enforcement meaning of detain, the antonym is " to release" ...
Asked in Legal Definitions
What does a do not detain mean?
A do not detain order is law enforcement's way of letting you know that they're not interested in pursuing any minor charges against you because you're under investigation for bigger things. If you are on the Do Not Detain list, take advantage of it! I sure do. I speed, do burn-outs in front of cops, and generally clown on them if they do pull me over. It's a bunch of fun to mess with them. ...
Asked in Law & Legal Issues
Can an off duty police officer detain a suspect in Ohio?
Yes, even just a citizen can detain a suspect.
Asked in Politics and Government
In 1919 British plans to intern people suspected of sedition What does intern mean?
Intern means to imprison or detain, in this context.
Asked in Verbs
What is the verb for detention?
The verb for detention is detain. Other verbs depending on the tense are detains, detaining and detained. Some example sentences are: "We will detain him". "The officer detains the suspect". "We are detaining you for attempted murder". "He was detained in a maximum security prison". ...
Asked in Local Laws
Can an apartment security guard detain search you and your car in Va?
No, an apartment security guard cannot detain and search a person or their car. They cannot do this, unless they have a warrant. ...
Asked in World War 2, US in WW2
When did the us detain the Asians during world war 2?
See website: Japanese American internment. They did not detain Asians. They detained Americans who were descendants of Japanese ancestors. ...