Definitions for "Detain"
Keywords:  confine, jail, custody, delay, didn't
To restrain from proceeding; to stay or stop; to delay; as, we were detained by an accident.
To hold or keep in custody.
To keep from proceeding; delay or retard. To keep in custody or temporary confinement: e.g.: The disruptive students were detained after school until their parents had been notified.
Keywords:  detention
Keywords:  devise
Keywords:  bloodshed, halt, stay, stop
stop or halt; "Please stay the bloodshed!"
Keywords:  withhold, back
To keep back or from; to withhold.