Part of speech:
The area along a boundary; the margin.
A portion of the earth's surface distinguished from others by some characteristic:
The land of a person's birth or citizenship:
The surface features of an area of land; topography:
(Cricket) An edge or line marking an edge of the playing field.
The actual state of affairs:
Any specified area or region
Any of various tournaments, esp. in golf or tennis, open to both professionals and amateurs
To insert into the same envelope or package:
To stop the movement or progress of:
To hold back from action; check; suppress; curb
To lessen the speed of (an engine, vehicle, etc.) by this or similar means; slow (down)
To confine, restrain, or shackle
(Obs.) To withhold
To confine; restrain; restrict
To restrain or secure with a tether.
Shorten is defined as to reduce in length, to roll in sail canvas or to add shortening to a pastry.
To restrict, confine, or hamper.
To get hold or possession of; obtain; acquire
To prevent or limit the synthesis of (a protein).
To put or maintain in order:
To bind fast or hold down; shackle.
To confine or enclose in or as in a pen
To keep from going in or out by or as by means of a lock; shut (up, in or out); confine
To maintain records in:
To put or keep in or as in jail
To intern is defined as to detain and keep someone or something from moving.
To put or keep in prison; jail
To touch or reach the ground.
Demarcate is defined as to separate or set clear boundaries.
To fasten or hold with, or as if with, a cramp.
To keep in a coop.
To keep within certain limits; confine or limit:
To keep in a cage.
To put a border on something.
To hold or restrain by tying with rope or bonds:
To shut up in a private room for confidential discussion
To divide or separate with or as if with a wall. Often used with off:
To fasten with or as with a bar
A West Indian dance in which the dancers repeatedly bend over backward and pass under a pole that is lowered slightly with each pass.
The border or limit so indicated.
Limitation; restriction; restraint
The ultimate extent; the very limit:
To remove obstructions or entanglements from; clear:
Release is defined as to set free or to relieve.
To specify distinctly:
To divide (a thing) into separate parts.
To hinder is defined as to restrain or hold something back.
A rim or brink:
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