Restraint

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Restraint->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ restraint
restraint
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ hindrance
hindrance
&c. 706
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ coercion
coercion
&c.(compulsion) 744
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ cohibition
cohibition
constraint
repression
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ discipline
discipline
control
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ confinement
confinement
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ durance
durance
duress
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ imprisonment
imprisonment
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ incarceration
incarceration
coarctation|
entombment
mancipation
durance vile
limbo
captivity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ blockade
blockade
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ arrest
arrest
arrestation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ custody
custody
keep
care
charge
ward
restringency
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ curb
curb
&c.(means of restraint) 752
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ lettres de cachet
lettres de cachet
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ limitation
limitation
restriction
protection
monopoly
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ prohibition
prohibition
&c. 761
GRP: \\ N \\ 6
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ prisoner
prisoner
&c. 754
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ repressionist
repressionist
PARAG:Restraint->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ restrain
restrain
check
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ put under restraint
put under restraint
lay under restraint
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ enthral
enthral
=>(l)
inthral
=>(l)
bethral
=>(l)
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ restrict
restrict
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ debar
debar
&c.(hinder) 706
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ constrain
constrain
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ coerce
coerce
&c.(compel) 744
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ curb
curb
control
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ hold back
hold back
hold from
hold in
hold in check
hold within bounds
keep back
keep from
keep in
keep in check
keep within bounds
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ hold in leash
hold in leash
hold in leading strings
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ withhold
withhold
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ keep under
keep under
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ repress
repress
suppress
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ smother
smother
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ pull in
pull in
rein in
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ hold
hold
hold fast
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ keep a tight hand on
keep a tight hand on
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ prohibit
prohibit
&c. 761
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ inhibit
inhibit
cohibit
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ enchain
enchain
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ fasten
fasten
&c.(join) 43
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ fetter
fetter
shackle
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ entrammel
entrammel
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ bridle
bridle
muzzle
hopple
gag
pinion
manacle
handcuff
tie one's hands
hobble
bind hand and foot
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ swathe
swathe
swaddle
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ pin down
pin down
tether
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ picket
picket
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ tie down
tie down
tie up
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ secure
secure
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ forge fetters
forge fetters
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ confine
confine
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ shut up
shut up
shut in
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ clap up
clap up
lock up
box up
mew up
bottle up
cork up
seal up
button up
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ hem in
hem in
bolt in
wall in
rail in
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ impound
impound
pen
coop
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ inclose
inclose
&c.(circumscribe) 229
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ cage
cage
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ incage
incage
encage
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ close the door upon
close the door upon
cloister
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ imprison
imprison
immure
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ incarcerate
incarcerate
entomb
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ clap under hatches
clap under hatches
lay under hatches
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ put in irons
put in irons
put in a strait-waistcoat
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ throw into prison
throw into prison
cast into prison
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ put into bilboes
put into bilboes
GRP: \\ V \\ 5
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ arrest
arrest
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ take up
take up
take charge of
take into custody
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ take prisoner
take prisoner
take captive
make prisoner
make captive
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ captivate
captivate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ lead captive
lead captive
lead into captivity
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ send to prison
send to prison
commit to prison
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ commit
commit
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ give in charge
give in charge
give in custody
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ subjugate
subjugate
&c. 749
PARAG:Restraint->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ restrained
restrained
constrained
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ imprisoned
imprisoned
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ pent up
pent up
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ jammed in
jammed in
wedged in
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ under lock and key
under lock and key
under restraint
under hatches
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ in swaddling clothes
in swaddling clothes
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ on parole
on parole
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ in custody
in custody
&c.(prisoner) 754
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ cohibitive
cohibitive
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ coactive
coactive
&c.(compulsory) 744
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ stiff
stiff
restringent
strait-laced
hidebound
barkbound
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ ice bound
ice bound
wind bound
weather bound
=>cabined cribbed confined
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ cabined cribbed confined
cabined cribbed confined
=>(Macbeth)
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ in Lob's pound
in Lob's pound
laid by the heels

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