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To keep within bounds; restrict:
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  1. To keep within bounds; restrict:
  2. To have a common boundary; to border; to lie contiguous; to touch; followed by on or with.
  3. To restrict in movement:
To have within; hold:
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  1. To have within; hold:
  2. To have in it; hold, enclose, or include
  3. To be capable of holding:
To extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle:
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  1. To extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle:
  2. To be present on all or nearly all sides of; encircle
  3. To cause to be enclosed or encircled
To move or go around completely; make a circuit of:
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  1. To move or go around completely; make a circuit of:
  2. To form a circle around; surround:
To have as part of something larger; include:
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  1. To have as part of something larger; include:
  2. To include within its scope; to circumscribe or go round so as to surround; to enclose; to contain.
  3. To contain; include
To surround
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  1. To surround
  2. To conceal; hide
  3. To wrap up; cover completely
To enclose, lock up inside something.
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To set or mark off the limits of; limit; confine
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  1. To set or mark off the limits of; limit; confine
  2. To enclose a solid figure within (another solid figure) in a similar manner, as a cube within a sphere or a sphere within a cube
  3. To draw a figure around another figure so as to touch as many points as possible. A circle that is circumscribed around a triangle touches it at each of the triangle's three vertices.
To drive into and hold in a corral.
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  1. To drive into and hold in a corral.
  2. To capture or round up.
  3. To arrange (wagons) in the form of a corral
(Law) To hold in the custody of a court or its delegate.
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  1. (Law) To hold in the custody of a court or its delegate.
  2. (Law, banking) To collect and hold (funds) for payment of property taxes and insurance on property in which one has a security interest.
  3. To set aside in a fund rather than spend as prescribed:
To set up a blockade against:
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  1. To set up a blockade against:
  2. To subject to a blockade
To act or serve as a picket.
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  1. To act or serve as a picket.
  2. To guard (a body of troops) with a picket
  3. To serve as a picket
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  1. To enclose with a fence.
  2. (Idiomatic, by extension) To restrict freedom.
To enclose an area within a fence.
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To select (something or someone) for a specific purpose.
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  1. To select (something or someone) for a specific purpose.
  2. To distinguish, make obvious the distinction between (two things) or of (something).
  3. Used other than as an idiom: to separate or isolate.
To invest in something long term
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  1. To invest in something long term
  2. (Intransitive, computing) to cease responding, to freeze
  3. (Intransitive, mechanics) to stop moving, to seize
To put or keep in prison; jail
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  1. To put or keep in prison; jail
  2. To restrict, limit, or confine in any way
  3. To put in or as if in prison; confine.
To shut up within or as within walls; imprison, confine, or seclude
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  1. To shut up within or as within walls; imprison, confine, or seclude
  2. To build into a wall:
To detain or confine (foreign persons, ships, etc.), as during a war
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  1. To detain or confine (foreign persons, ships, etc.), as during a war
  2. To confine, especially in wartime.
  3. To train or serve as an intern.
To detain in a jail.
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  1. To detain in a jail.
  2. To put or keep in or as in jail
To enclose (a person, animal or thing) in a room or other place so that it cannot leave.
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  1. To enclose (a person, animal or thing) in a room or other place so that it cannot leave.
  2. (Intransitive, colloquial, used only in the imperative) I don't believe it!, no way!
  3. To close (a building) so that no one can enter.
To put or confine in or as if in a cage.
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  1. To put or confine in or as if in a cage.
To build something in the interior of an entity
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  1. To build something in the interior of an entity
  2. To add components to a larger entity without interfering with the purpose or functionality of the larger entity
To enclose by drawing a box around
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  1. To enclose by drawing a box around
  2. To limit someone's freedom of thought, movement, expression, etc.
  3. To immobilize something, usually a vehicle, by placing obstacles, usually other vehicles, obstructing the free movement
To enclose by surrounding with walls.
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  1. To enclose by surrounding with walls.
(Nautical) To turn the head of a vessel either way by bracing the headyards aback.
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  1. (Nautical) To turn the head of a vessel either way by bracing the headyards aback.
(Intransitive) To freeze on the surface.
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To put into action:
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  1. To put into action:
  2. To put or introduce into the body of something; interpolate:
  3. To put or set into, between, or among:
To contain or take in as a part, element, or member.
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  1. To contain or take in as a part, element, or member.
  2. To have as part of a whole; contain; comprise
  3. To consider as part of or allow into a group or class:
To set in firmly, as into the ground:
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  1. To set in firmly, as into the ground:
  2. (Medicine) To insert or embed (an object or a device) surgically:
  3. To become attached to and embedded in the maternal uterine lining. Used of a fertilized egg.
To crowd around; hem in:
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  1. To crowd around; hem in:
  2. To harass or overwhelm, as with requests:
  3. To hem in with armed forces, esp. for a sustained attack; lay siege to
To enclose, lock up inside something.
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To surround
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  1. To surround
  2. To conceal; hide
  3. To wrap up; cover completely
To hide behind words; refuse to commit oneself or give a direct answer
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  1. To hide behind words; refuse to commit oneself or give a direct answer
  2. To hide or protect oneself, as if behind a hedge
  3. To hem in, hinder, or restrict with or as if with a hedge.
To make this sound, as in trying to get attention or in showing doubt
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  1. To make this sound, as in trying to get attention or in showing doubt
  2. To fold back the edge of and sew down; put a hem or hems on
  3. To utter a hem.
To put or confine in or as if in a cage.
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  1. To put or confine in or as if in a cage.
To confine or keep (poultry, for example) in a coop.
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  1. To confine or keep (poultry, for example) in a coop.
  2. To confine as in a coop
  3. To confine in a small or cramped space. Often used with up:
To separate or keep out by means of a fence or other barrier:
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  1. To separate or keep out by means of a fence or other barrier:
  2. To enclose, restrict, or hamper with or as with a fence
  3. To surround or enclose with a fence or other barrier.
To shut up within or as within walls; imprison, confine, or seclude
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  1. To shut up within or as within walls; imprison, confine, or seclude
  2. To entomb in a wall
(Archaic) To shed or change (feathers); molt
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  1. (Archaic) To shed or change (feathers); molt
  2. To confine in or as in a cage; shut up or conceal
  3. To confine in or as if in a cage.
To write or compose:
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  1. To write or compose:
  2. To write with or as with a pen
  3. To confine or enclose in or as in a pen
(Ergative) Of a person, to stop talking or (of a person or thing) making noise.
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  1. (Ergative) Of a person, to stop talking or (of a person or thing) making noise.
  2. To enclose (a person, animal or thing) in a room or other place so that it cannot leave.
  3. To close (a building) so that no one can enter.
To divide or separate with or as if with a wall. Often used with off:
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  1. To divide or separate with or as if with a wall. Often used with off:
  2. To block or close (an opening or passage, for example) with or as if with a wall.
  3. To confine or seal behind a wall; immure:
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