(Gram.) Designating or of any of a class of adjectives that limit or specify the range of application of the noun modified (Ex.: this, several, any)
restricting the scope or freedom of action
(Dated) To slow down, to hinder, to burden.
To restrain is defined as to hold back or keep under control.
(Economics) To make money harder to borrow or obtain.
To make or become stiff or stiffer.
To bring (a country) under control by force.
To die from lack of air
To press or squeeze tightly or too tightly
To protect or ensure the privacy or secrecy of (a telephone line, for example).
(Archaic) To seize and carry away by force.
To squeeze the juice or other contents from:
To compel by moral, legal, or physical force; constrain
(--- Biology) To decrease, limit, or block the action or function of (an enzyme or organ, for example).
To break down or open by force:
To mar or otherwise treat (an object or fabric, for example) to give the appearance of an antique or of heavy prior use.
To make less likely or prevent from happening:
To remove from office.
To refuse the use of or access to
To hold in; limit; restrict
To press together:
To exert a strong, irresistible force on; sway:
Clasp means to hold or grip tightly, or attach two or more things together.
Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
(Now Rare) To compel; require; force
To form on a cramp.
To maintain records in:
To have and keep in one's grasp:
To slow down or stop with or as with a brake
To check or control with or as if with a bit.
To exert pressure, or compelling influence, on
To cause to be grateful or indebted; oblige:
To remove obstructions or entanglements from; clear:
Release is defined as to set free or to relieve.
To make an assault
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