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To put a bit into the mouth of (a horse)
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  1. To put a bit into the mouth of (a horse)
  2. To check or curb
  3. To check or control with or as if with a bit.
A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque. A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque.
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  1. A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque. A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque.
A raised margin along an edge used to confine or strengthen.
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  1. A raised margin along an edge used to confine or strengthen.
  2. A type of bit having such a chain or strap
  3. A market dealing in stocks and bonds not listed on the stock exchange
Limitation or confinement as in constraint on free assembly; forbearance; a holding back or prohibiting from doing something. Limitation or confinement as in constraint on free assembly; forbearance; a holding back or prohibiting from doing something.
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  1. Limitation or confinement as in constraint on free assembly; forbearance; a holding back or prohibiting from doing something. Limitation or confinement as in constraint on free assembly; forbearance; a holding back or prohibiting from doing something.
  2. (Uncountable) control or caution; reserve
  3. (Countable) something that restrains, ties, fastens or secures
A thing or factor that deters; hindrance
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  1. A thing or factor that deters; hindrance
  2. Something that deters:
  3. A retaliatory means of discouraging enemy attack:
Anything that gets in the way or hinders; impediment; obstruction; hindrance
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  1. Anything that gets in the way or hinders; impediment; obstruction; hindrance
  2. Something that stands in the way of or holds up progress:
A device for lessening the oscillation of a magnetic needle, a moving coil, etc.
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  1. A device for lessening the oscillation of a magnetic needle, a moving coil, etc.
  2. One that deadens, restrains, or depresses:
  3. A device to check vibration in the strings of a stringed keyboard instrument
(Sports) A light portable barrier over which competitors must leap in certain races.
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  1. (Sports) A light portable barrier over which competitors must leap in certain races.
  2. Any of a series of framelike barriers over which horses or runners must leap in a special race (the hurdles)
  3. A movable frame of wattled twigs, osiers, or withes and stakes, or sometimes of iron, used for enclosing land, for folding sheep and cattle, for gates, etc.; also, in fortification, used as revetments, and for other purposes.
  1. The act of discouraging
  2. Something that discourages; a deterrent.
  3. The fact, state, or feeling of being discouraged
The act of hindering:
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  1. The act of hindering:
  2. The state or act of hindering something
  3. Something which hinders: something that holds back or causes problems with something else.
(Chiefly British) Used as a form of polite address for a man.
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  1. (Chiefly British) Used as a form of polite address for a man.
  2. The manager or administrative head of an organization, business, or institution.
  3. (--- Chiefly Brit.) The person in charge of an organization or institution, as a prison
The act of dragging, especially a slow, laborious movement.
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  1. The act of dragging, especially a slow, laborious movement.
  2. A device used to catch and haul up something under water; grapnel, dragnet, etc.
  3. Something that provides an artificial scent.
A brief amount of time; a moment:
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  1. A brief amount of time; a moment:
  2. (Chiefly British) A small coin:
  3. A matter being considered:
A curb or check:
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  1. A curb or check:
  2. A harness, consisting of a headstall, bit, and reins, fitted about a horse's head and used to restrain or guide the animal.
  3. A head harness for guiding a horse: it consists of headstall, bit, and reins
A range of allowable behavior or responsibility:
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  1. A range of allowable behavior or responsibility:
  2. Control or restraint:
  3. A chain, rope, or strap attached to the collar or harness of an animal, especially a dog, and used to lead it or hold it in check.
A device or other means of restraining movement:
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  1. A device or other means of restraining movement:
  2. Limitation or confinement as in constraint on free assembly; forbearance; a holding back or prohibiting from doing something. Limitation or confinement as in constraint on free assembly; forbearance; a holding back or prohibiting from doing something.
  3. (Uncountable) control or caution; reserve
A bit for a horse, consisting of two bars joined at the center, as by a joint.
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  1. A bit for a horse, consisting of two bars joined at the center, as by a joint.
  2. A bit, usually light and jointed, attached to a bridle and having no curb
To pull one's head back quickly with the chin drawn in as an expression of anger, scorn, pride, etc.
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  1. To pull one's head back quickly with the chin drawn in as an expression of anger, scorn, pride, etc.
  2. To be angry or resentful; take offense:
  3. To control or restrain:
To hold back by force; restrain
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  1. To hold back by force; restrain
  2. To compel by physical, moral, or circumstantial force; oblige:
  3. To keep within certain limits; confine or limit:
To lead (a dog being walked) to the curb or some other place where it may pass its waste matter
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  1. To lead (a dog being walked) to the curb or some other place where it may pass its waste matter
  2. To prevent (a person or group) from doing something or acting in a certain way.
  3. To check, restrain, or control (an impulse or activity, for example); rein in.
To take and keep with the hands or arms, or by other means; grasp; clutch; seize
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  1. To take and keep with the hands or arms, or by other means; grasp; clutch; seize
  2. To keep under obligation; bind
  3. To get and keep control of; keep from relaxing or lapsing
(Idiomatic) to delay, especially in school
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  1. (Idiomatic) to delay, especially in school
  2. (Idiomatic) to act with reserve; to contain one's full measure or power
(Idiomatic) To continue, to hold and to manage well.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To continue, to hold and to manage well.
  2. (Idiomatic) To restrain; to check.
To hold back; restrain:
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  1. To hold back; restrain:
  2. To decrease, limit, or block the action or function of something in the body, as an enzyme or organ.
  3. To hold back or keep from some action, feeling, etc.; check or repress
To continue to have or hold; not lose or give up
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  1. To continue to have or hold; not lose or give up
  2. To save; reserve:
  3. To put customarily; store:
  1. To restrict or restrain
  2. To prevent (a pupil) to advance in a course
  3. To hold back, refuse to give or share
In a particular relationship:
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  1. In a particular relationship:
  2. (Sports) So as to score, as by crossing home plate in baseball:
  3. At or inside one's home, office, etc.
To prevent (a person or group) from doing something or acting in a certain way:
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  1. To prevent (a person or group) from doing something or acting in a certain way:
  2. To hold back or keep in check; control:
  3. To keep under control
Find another word for brake. In this page you can discover 36 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for brake, like: bit, check, curb, restraint, deterrent, obstacle, damper, hurdle, discouragement, hindrance and retarding device.