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 cause (a person) to behave in a restrained or self-conscious way:
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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 interfere with action or progress.
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To stop the movement or progress of:
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To retard or obstruct the progress of.
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To restrict, limit, or confine in any way
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To sink or stick in mud
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To be delayed.
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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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To cause to be later or slower than expected or desired
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To cause to be later or slower than expected or desired
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To fail to keep up a pace; straggle:
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(Idiomatic) To cost money, as.
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So as to fall behind the correct time or rate:
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To employ delaying tactics against
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To build into a wall:
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To put in a prison or jail.
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To serve as an intern
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To put or keep in or as in jail
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To equip (a canal, etc.) with a lock or locks
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To suspend by legal order the implementation of (a planned action), especially pending further proceedings:
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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.