(noun, verb)


1. Limit.


1. place limits on (extent or amount or access)

Similar word(s): bound, limit, restrict, throttle, trammel

Definition categories: change

2. prevent from leaving or from being removed

Definition categories: contact, keep, restrain

3. close in

Similar word(s): enclose

Definition categories: stative, bear, carry, contain, hold

4. deprive of freedom; take into confinement

Similar word(s): detain

Definition categories: social

5. to close within bounds, or otherwise limit or deprive of free movement

Similar word(s): constrain, hold, restrain

Definition categories: contact, disable, disenable, incapacitate