Part of speech:
To prevent the free movement, action, or progress of:
A handcuff; fetter or shackle for the hand
Anything that holds in check; restraint
A restraining device consisting of a pair of strong, connected hoops that can be tightened and locked about the wrists and used on one or both arms of a prisoner in custody.
A restraining or being restrained
Hobble is defined as to limp. walk or speak in an awkward way, or to cause some other person or animal to have trouble moving forward or walking.
A group of atoms, often of the same element, bound together in a line, branched line, or ring to form a molecule. &diamf3; In a straight chain , each of the constituent atoms is attached to other single atoms, not to groups of atoms. &diamf3; In a branched chain , side groups are attached to the chain. &diamf3; In a closed chain , the atoms are arranged in the shape of a ring.
(Archaic) To cover, as with a bandage.
To mark with a band for identification
To control or restrain:
To shut or keep in, especially to imprison.
To check, restrain, or control (an impulse or activity, for example); rein in.
To keep back; restrain; get in the way of; prevent; stop
To tie together the feet or legs of.
To bar or hinder the progress of; obstruct or delay
Third-person singular simple present indicative form of iron
To check or control by or as by a leash
To cut off or bind the pinions of (a bird) to keep it from flying
To hold, fasten, or secure so as to prevent or limit movement:
To tie, fasten, or attach with a rope or other cord.
To bring to a halt; stop
(Music) To connect with a tie
A sum paid as a guarantee of a person's appearance at court for trial; bail:
A shackle or fetter, especially for the leg.
To destroy or hinder the efficiency of; frustrate:
(Hurling) The usual means of restarting play after a foul is committed, where the non-offending team restarts from where the foul was committed.
To contribute to the effectiveness or improvement of (something); improve or advance:
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