Part of speech:
Characterized by the obsessive need to control the actions of others
Of or relating to restriction.
To bind fast or hold down; shackle.
The definition of coercive is something related to the act of convincing someone through threats, force or without regard to what they want to do.
To imtimidate is defined as to frighten someone or to make someone be in awe of you, especially if you do so in order to get what you want.
To continue to do:
To stop the movement or progress of:
To keep within limits; restrict
To hinder by obstruction or interference; hamper
To lessen the speed of (an engine, vehicle, etc.) by this or similar means; slow (down)
To be a limit or boundary to
To confine within bounds; set a limit to; restrict; curb
To confine, restrain, or shackle
To keep from happening; avert:
To keep in check; restrain:
To tether is to tie an animal up or to do something that restricts freedom.
To check or stop (a natural flow, secretion, or excretion)
To prevent the flow or passage of:
To stop or check; esp., to dam up (a river, etc.), or to stop or check as if by damming up
To restrict, confine, or hamper.
To exercise control; for example, Diane’s parents rule with an iron fist.
To prevent or limit the synthesis of (a protein).
To prevent; preclude:
To decrease or limit in width
To check or control by or as by a leash
Jail is defined as to put someone into a place that they can't get out of.
To interdict is defined as to prohibit or forbid or restrain.
To decrease, limit, or block the action or function of something in the body, as an enzyme or organ.
To restrict, limit, or confine in any way
To bar or hinder the progress of; obstruct or delay
To hinder is defined as to restrain or hold something back.
Harness is defined as to strap or belt someone or something down, or to bring under control for a purpose.
To hamper is defined as to stop someone from doing something or stop something from progressing as it should.
To prevent or limit speech in (a legislative body)
To keep oneself in check; control oneself under provocation
To hold in check; restrain; confine
To prevent or discourage from acting, as by means of fear or doubt:
(Obs.) To withhold
To prevent, hinder, or prohibit
Dam is defined as to create a barrier to hold back liquid.
To fasten or hold with, or as if with, a cramp.
In a cool manner
To be capable of holding:
To fill with obstructions or with thick, sticky matter; stop up; jam
Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
To hold down, restrain, confine, etc.
To hold or restrain by tying with rope or bonds:
To obstruct or impede; block:
To stop; check.
The definition of abridge is to reduce or condense the size or scope.
To suppress or repress; hold back; check, stop, inhibit, etc.
To exert control or influence over; direct:
To manage, control, direct, train, etc.
To slow down or stop with or as with a brake
To check or control with or as if with a bit.
To set the limits or boundaries of
Release is defined as to set free or to relieve.
To remove obstructions or entanglements from; clear:
Encourage is defined as to give someone hope, confidence or support.
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