Part of speech:
Plural form of iron
A metal ball fastened by a chain to a prisoner's body to prevent escape
The definition of captivity is the state of being trapped, imprisoned or confined.
Limitation; restriction; restraint
To close or connect securely, as with a lock or other device:
To join in an embrace.
To constrain is to impose limitations or restrictions on someone or something, or to force yourself or someone else to act in a certain way.
To hinder the activity or free movement of.
Train means to guide, coach or instruct.
(Music) To connect with a tie
To restrain or secure with a tether.
To arrange or set forth in a row or successive series
To arrange (type).
To guard from danger or risk of loss:
To join together with or as with a link or links
To join is defined as to bring or connect together or to become part of something that already exists.
To initiate (a lawsuit):
To keep within limits; restrict
To connect by ties of affection, attraction, etc.
Hobble is defined as to limp. walk or speak in an awkward way, or to cause some other person or animal to have trouble moving forward or walking.
A powerful group of muscles at the back of the thigh that arise in the hip and pelvis and insert as strong tendons behind the knee. The hamstring bends the knee and helps to straighten the hip.
To prevent the free movement, action, or progress of:
Maximum range of capability (of a weapon, radio, detector, fuel supply, etc.).
A bond or tie.
A collar, a necklace, or an armband made of a strip of twisted metal, worn by the ancient Celts and Germans.
A string of items attached in one line, especially by twisting or braiding:
A projecting pin or bolt used to hang things on, fasten ropes to, mark degrees of measurement or keep the score in a game, etc.
A rope, chain, rod, or wire attached to something to steady or guide it
An engineer's chain (100 feet or 30.48 meters or 100 links)
A linked or connected series, as of excerpted writings
A cable length.
(Informal) A brief run or stretch, as of luck.
The order in which this occurs
A complete course, succession, or series:
A sequence or arrangement of successive things:
A typical, natural, or customary manner of proceeding or developing:
A series of heirs or rightful successors of any kind
An established communications or transportation link.
(Music) A musical form, popular before the time of the sonata, consisting of a string or series of pieces all in the same key, mostly in various dance rhythms, with sometimes an elaborate prelude.
Direction or course, as of the grain of wood, a vein of ore, etc.
A continuous series; a sequence:
Limitation or confinement as in constraint on free assembly; forbearance; a holding back or prohibiting from doing something.
To release from or as if from chains or bonds; set free.
To stop the movement or progress of:
Help means to provide aid or assistance, or to improve a situation.
To remove obstructions or entanglements from; clear:
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