Synonyms for Dungeon:
n.belfry, chateau, bell tower, battlements, casbah, chatelaine, castellated, castle, bailey, campanile. •dungeon (noun)
•penal institution (noun)
collar, penitentiary, keep, cell, handcuff, coop, jug, pillory, pinion, fence, gaol, bridle, oubliette, bastille, jail, cooler, cage, stronghold, brig, harness, irons, reform school, Alcatraz, prison, confine, tether, straight jacket, vise, manacle, penal colony, pen, stockade, San Quentin, shackle, pound, reformatory, vault, lockup, jailhouse.
Usage examples for dungeon
Well, toward evening, the Giant goes down into the dungeon again, to see if his prisoners had taken his counsel; but when he came there he found them alive; and truly, alive was all; for now, what for want of bread and water, and by reason of the wounds they received when he beat them, they could do little but breathe. – Journeys Through Bookland Volume Four by Charles H. Sylvester