Part of speech:
To restrict; not to allow to go beyond a certain bound.
To build into a wall:
The definition of circumscribe means to draw a circle around something, or to close off or restrict.
To put or keep in prison; jail
To keep shut up
(Intransitive, colloquial, used only in the imperative) I don't believe it!, no way!
The definition of separate is to pull apart, disconnect or divide.
To keep back; restrain; get in the way of; prevent; stop
To determine or set down the boundaries of
Equipped with a cover or binding:
Not free to move
Confinement for giving birth to a child; childbirth
The definition of a border is an edge or dividing line.
Any line or thing marking a limit; bound; border
A circumscribed space or area
The developing, often still uncivilized or lawless, region of a country
The definition of limbo is a dance where you have to duck lower and lower to get underneath a pole without touching the pole or the ground.
To hold or restrain as if tied or tied down
Prevent enemy vessels of leaving an anchorage
(Figuratively) To restrict someone's movement or creativity.
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.
Corral is defined as to round up something or someone or to put into a pen.
To confine; hamper; restrain
To close up; obstruct:
To detain is defined as to keep someone somewhere or cause someone to be unable to proceed.
To confine in or as if in a cage.
To enclose; envelop:
(--- Baseball) To hit (a ball) onto the ground.
To keep from departing or getting away:
To enclose or fence off with hurdles
The definition of impale is to pierce with a pointed object.
(Law, banking) To collect and hold (funds) for payment of property taxes and insurance on property in which one has a security interest.
To shut in; confine.
(Of a state, especially a neutral state) To confine or hold (foreign military personnel who stray into the state's territory) within prescribed limits during wartime.
To detain in a jail.
To supply with room and board for a charge:
To fasten the lock of:
Pen is defined as to write something using pen and ink.
To confine or shackle
To adjust to a particular specification or requirement:
To keep down or hold back; restrain
To hold back or keep in check; control:
To keep shut up
To keep shut up
To examine or assess. Often used with out:
Seal is defined as to close something shut.
To get possession of; acquire:
To put shackles on (someone); confine with shackles.
(Nautical) To take in (a sail) so that less canvas is exposed to the wind, thereby reducing speed.
To restrict or limit to a certain quantity, number, share, or allotment, often small or scanty
To tether is to tie an animal up or to do something that restricts freedom.
To equal (a score, record, etc.)
(Chem.) To free from combination in a compound
Free means to release or let go.
To set free from confinement or bondage:
To obstruct by means of a bar or bars; shut off; close
To confine or seal behind a wall; immure:
To put into a private place for a secret interview or interrogation.
A demarcation point or boundary beyond which something does not extend or occur.
(Football) A player at either end of the line
Keenness, as of desire or enjoyment; zest:
To hinder the activity or free movement of.
Throttle is defined as to control the speed of an engine or the flow of fuel in an engine, or to hold down or choke.
close in; darkness enclosed him"
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