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Related / Similar Words: restraint

 

Definition:
  • the act of constraining; the threat or use of force to control the thoughts or behavior of others;
  • a device that retards something''s motion; "the car did not have proper restraints fitted";
  • the state of being physically constrained; "dogs should be kept under restraint";

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    Hyponyms: swaddling clothes, air bag, airbrake, dive brake, arrester, arrester hook, band, brake, brake pads, brake shoe, shoe, skid, catch, stop, chain, fastener, fastening, holdfast, fixing, gag, muzzle, leash, tether, lead, lock, ignition lock, safety belt, life belt, safety harness, sea anchor, drogue, shackle, bond, hamper, trammel, trammels, cage

     

    Derivational Morphology: restrain, confine, hold

     

    Anagrams: castration, cartoonist, con artist

     

     
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