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  Words related to trammel

Related / Similar Words: shackle, bond, hamper, trammels, trammel net, restrict, restrain, limit, bound, confine, throttle, trap, entrap, snare, ensnare

 

Definition:
  • a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner);
  • a restraint that is used to teach a horse to amble;
  • an adjustable pothook set in a fireplace;
  • a fishing net with three layers; the outer two are coarse mesh and the loose inner layer is fine mesh;
  • place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends";
  • catch in or as if in a trap; "The men trap foxes";

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    Hyponyms: ball and chain, fetter, hobble, handcuffs, handcuff, cuffs, cuff, handlock, manacle, iron, irons, chain, chains, reduce, tighten, tie, gate, draw the line, draw a line, mark off, mark out, rule, harness, rein, baffle, regulate, hamper, halter, cramp, strangle, stiffen, tighten up, constrain, clamp down, crack down, inhibit, restrain, encumber, cumber, gin

     

    Derivational Morphology: restrict, restrain, limit, bound, confine, throttle, handicap, hinder, hamper, halter, cramp, strangle, fetter, shackle, boundary, edge, bounds, limiter, clipper, limitation, restriction, bond, trammels, restrainer, controller, snare, gin, noose, snarer, trap, trapper

     

     
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