Detain synonyms

dĭ-tān'
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(Idiomatic) to delay, especially in school
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To remain in a state or condition; stay:
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To restrict; to keep within bounds; to shut or keep in a limited space or area.
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To stop; check:
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To cause to be later or slower than expected or desired:
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To restrain is defined as to hold back or keep under control.
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Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
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To make difficult to accomplish; to frustrate, act as obstacle.
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To keep oneself in a particular state.
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To bar or hinder the progress of; obstruct or delay
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To restrict, limit, or confine in any way
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To hinder, entrap, or entangle.
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To cause to move or proceed slowly; delay or impede.
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To be or get in the way of (a bullet or other missile); be killed or wounded by.
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(Euphemistic, usually reflexively) To gain weight
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Free means to release or let go.
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To set free from confinement or bondage:
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(Chem.) To free from combination in a compound
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To cause to be later or slower than expected or desired
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To fail to keep up with (another):
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(Idiomatic) To cost money, as.
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To employ delaying tactics against
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To shut up within or as within walls; imprison, confine, or seclude
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To confine; to shut up or enclose; to hem in.
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To intern is defined as to detain and keep someone or something from moving.
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Jail is defined as to put someone into a place that they can't get out of.
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To equip (a canal, etc.) with a lock or locks
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To contribute to the effectiveness or improvement of (something); improve or advance:
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To regulate (a mechanism) for a given speed or length of operation
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(Informal, Dial.) To take legal action (against)
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To fasten or secure with stays.
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Find another word for detain. In this page you can discover 34 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for detain, like: hold back, keep, inhibit, confine, arrest, delay, restrain, check, hinder, hold and impede.