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Another word for trammel

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Noun
  1. Something that limits or restricts

      1. A restraint, limit, or restriction:
      2. An abnormal narrowing of a bodily duct or passage.
      3. An adverse remark or criticism:
      1. The action of restricting or the state of being restricted:
      2. Something that restricts; a regulation or limitation:
      1. The act of restraining:
      2. The condition of being restrained, especially the condition of losing one's freedom:
      3. An influence that inhibits or restrains:
      1. The act of limiting or the state of being limited:
      2. A limiting rule or condition; a restriction:
      3. A shortcoming or defect:
      1. The point, edge, or line beyond which something ends, may not go, or is not allowed:
      2. The boundary surrounding a specific area; bounds:
      3. Something that restricts or restrains; a restraint:
      1. The act of inhibiting or the state of being inhibited.
      2. Something that restrains, blocks, or suppresses.
      3. Conscious or unconscious restraint of a behavioral process, desire, or impulse.
      1. A concrete border or row of joined stones forming part of a gutter along the edge of a street.
      2. An enclosing framework, such as that around a skylight.
      3. A raised margin along an edge used to confine or strengthen.
      1. An involuntary, spasmodic muscle contraction causing severe pain.
      2. A temporary partial paralysis of habitually or excessively used muscles.
      3. Spasmodic contractions of the uterus, such as those occurring during menstruation or labor, usually causing pain in the abdomen that may radiate to the lower back and thighs.
      1. The threat or use of force to prevent, restrict, or dictate the action or thought of others.
      2. The state of being restricted or confined within prescribed bounds:
      3. One that restricts, limits, or regulates; a check:
      1. a circumscribing or being circumscribed
      2. a boundary or outline
      3. a limitation or restriction
      1. A piece of paper that is a negotiable instrument drawn on a bank and payable on demand to the person identified as the payee. A piece of paper that is a negotiable instrument drawn on a bank and payable on demand to the person identified as the payee.
    See also:

    limited

Verb
  1. To gain control of or an advantage over by or as if by trapping

      1. A woven fabric, especially one on a loom or just removed from it.
      2. The structural part of cloth.
      3. A latticed or woven structure:
      1. A contrivance for catching and holding animals, as a concealed pit or a clamplike device that springs shut suddenly.
      2. A stratagem for catching or tricking an unwary person.
      3. A confining or undesirable circumstance from which escape or relief is difficult:
      1. To mix together or intertwine in a confused mass; snarl:
      2. To catch or ensnare in an intertwined or confused mass:
      3. To involve in a complicated situation or in circumstances from which it is difficult to disengage:
      1. A trapping device, often consisting of a noose, used for capturing birds and small mammals.
      2. Something that lures or entangles the unwary:
      3. A surgical instrument with a wire loop controlled by a mechanism in the handle, used to remove growths, such as tumors and polyps.
      1. To catch in or as if in a trap.
      2. To lure into danger, difficulty, or a compromising situation.
      3. To induce (someone) into performing an otherwise uncontemplated criminal act for the sole purpose of providing the basis for a prosecution.
      1. To entangle in or as if in a snarl:
      1. To take or catch in or as if in a snare; trap.
      1. To entangle or catch in or as if in a mesh.
      1. To get and hold (something that has been in motion) in a hand, the hands, a container, or an implement:
      2. To take hold of, especially forcibly or suddenly; grasp:
      3. To stop (oneself) from doing an action:
    See also:

    free

  2. To restrict the activity or free movement of

      1. To tie an animal's or someone's feet together; originally all four legs of a quadruped.
      2. (figuratively) To render helpless.
      1. To fasten or secure with or as if with a cord, rope, or strap:
      2. To fasten by drawing together the parts or sides and knotting with strings or laces:
      3. To make by fastening ends or parts:
      1. A device, usually one of a pair connected to a chain, that encircles the ankle or wrist of a prisoner or captive.
      2. A hobble for an animal.
      3. Any of several devices, such as a clevis, used to fasten or couple.
      1. A device for confining the hands, usually consisting of a set of two metal rings that are fastened about the wrists and joined by a metal chain.
      2. Something that confines or restrains:
      3. To put manacles on (someone); restrain with manacles.
      1. A chain, rope, or strap attached to the collar or harness of an animal, especially a dog, and used to lead it or hold it in check.
      2. A strap or cord attached to a harness worn by a small child, used to prevent the child from wandering off.
      3. A strap, cord, or other line used to keep an object close to its user or in a designated location.
      1. To walk or move along haltingly or with difficulty; limp.
      2. To put a device around the legs of (a horse, for example) so as to hamper but not prevent movement.
      3. To cause to limp.
      1. 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.
      2. To put handcuffs on (a person).
      3. To restrain or render ineffective.
      1. Any of the tendons at the rear hollow of the human knee.
      2. The hamstring muscle.
      3. The large tendon in the back of the hock of a quadruped.
      1. To prevent the free movement, action, or progress of:
      2. Necessary but encumbering equipment on a ship.
      1. A device, usually one of a pair of rings connected to a chain, that is attached to the ankles or feet to restrict movement.
      2. Something that serves to restrict; a restraint:
      3. To put fetters on; shackle.
      1. A connected, flexible series of links, typically of metal, used especially for holding objects together, for restraining, or for transmitting mechanical power.
      2. Such a set of links, often of precious metal and with pendants attached, worn as an ornament or symbol of office.
      3. Such a set of links measuring ten yards and attached to a pole at each end, moved up and down the field to indicate necessary yardage for gaining a first down.
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Another word for trammel

Verb
      1. A concrete border or row of joined stones forming part of a gutter along the edge of a street.
      2. An enclosing framework, such as that around a skylight.
      3. A raised margin along an edge used to confine or strengthen.
      1. 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.
      2. To put handcuffs on (a person).
      3. To restrain or render ineffective.
      1. To fasten or secure with or as if with a cord, rope, or strap:
      2. To fasten by drawing together the parts or sides and knotting with strings or laces:
      3. To make by fastening ends or parts:
      1. A rope, chain, strap, or cord for keeping an animal within a certain radius.
      2. A similar ropelike restraint used as a safety measure, as for a young child or an astronaut outside a spacecraft.
      3. A rope, chain, cable, or other line for restraining or securing an object:
      1. To tie or secure, as with a rope or cord.
      2. To hold or restrain by tying with rope or bonds:
      3. To fasten or wrap by encircling, as with a belt or ribbon:
      1. To keep or confine within physical limits:
      2. To prevent or prohibit beyond a certain limit or by restriction:
      1. A device for confining the hands, usually consisting of a set of two metal rings that are fastened about the wrists and joined by a metal chain.
      2. Something that confines or restrains:
      3. To put manacles on (someone); restrain with manacles.
      1. The wing of a bird.
      2. The outer rear edge of the wing of a bird, containing the primary feathers.
      3. A primary feather of a bird.
      1. Something forced into or put over the mouth to prevent speaking or crying out.
      2. An obstacle to or a censoring of free speech.
      3. A device placed in the mouth to keep it open, as in dentistry.
      1. The forward, projecting part of the head of certain animals, such as dogs, including the mouth, nose, and jaws; the snout.
      2. A device that is fitted over an animal's snout, often used to prevent biting or eating.
      3. The forward, discharging end of the barrel of a firearm.
      1. A harness, consisting of a headstall, bit, and reins, fitted about a horse's head and used to restrain or guide the animal.
      2. A curb or check:
      3. A span of chain, wire, or rope that can be secured at both ends to an object and slung from its center point.
      1. To bind with or as if with chains.
      1. to surround or circle around
      2. to surround or encircle with evils, enmity, etc.; entrap
      3. to get the better of or prevent from happening by craft or ingenuity
      1. To prevent (someone) from accomplishing a purpose or fulfilling a desire; thwart:
      2. To cause feelings of discouragement, annoyance, or lack of fulfillment in:
      3. To prevent from coming to fruition or fulfillment; render ineffectual:
      1. To prevent the occurrence, realization, or attainment of:
      2. To oppose and defeat the efforts, plans, or ambitions of (someone).
      3. A seat across a boat on which a rower may sit.
      1. To disturb the composure or calm of; perturb.
      2. To put into a state of disorder.
      1. To put to inconvenience; trouble.
      1. To cause to be inconvenienced; disturb.
      1. to hinder by obstruction or interference; hamper
      2. to burden in a troublesome way
      3. to perplex or distress
      1. To be or act in contention or conflict with:
      2. To be hostile or resistant to; try to prevent:
      3. To set as an opposite in position:
      1. To cause to move or proceed slowly; delay or impede.
      2. To be delayed.
      3. A slowing down or hindering of progress; a delay.
      1. An involuntary, spasmodic muscle contraction causing severe pain.
      2. A temporary partial paralysis of habitually or excessively used muscles.
      3. Spasmodic contractions of the uterus, such as those occurring during menstruation or labor, usually causing pain in the abdomen that may radiate to the lower back and thighs.
      1. to hold back the motion or action of, as with a burden; hinder; hamper
      2. to fill in such a way as to obstruct; block up; obstruct
      3. to load or weigh down, as with claims, debts, etc.; burden
      1. A piece of paper that is a negotiable instrument drawn on a bank and payable on demand to the person identified as the payee. A piece of paper that is a negotiable instrument drawn on a bank and payable on demand to the person identified as the payee.
      1. To hold back or keep in check; control:
      2. To prevent (a person or group) from doing something or acting in a certain way:
      3. To hold, fasten, or secure so as to prevent or limit movement:
      1. To walk or move along haltingly or with difficulty; limp.
      2. To put a device around the legs of (a horse, for example) so as to hamper but not prevent movement.
      3. To cause to limp.
      1. A rope used to hobble an animal, as a sheep.
      2. To hobble with a spancel.
      1. A device, usually one of a pair of rings connected to a chain, that is attached to the ankles or feet to restrict movement.
      2. Something that serves to restrict; a restraint:
      3. To put fetters on; shackle.
      1. A device, usually one of a pair connected to a chain, that encircles the ankle or wrist of a prisoner or captive.
      2. A hobble for an animal.
      3. Any of several devices, such as a clevis, used to fasten or couple.
      1. To prevent the free movement, action, or progress of:
      2. Necessary but encumbering equipment on a ship.
      1. An obstruction or hindrance.
      2. A weight, such as a block, attached to the leg of an animal to hinder movement.
      3. A heavy, traditionally wooden-soled shoe.
      1. To block or fill (a passage or opening) with obstacles or an obstacle.
      2. To impede, retard, or interfere with; hinder:
      3. To be or get in the way of (a view or something to be seen).
      1. To obstruct or delay the progress of:
      2. To interfere with action or progress.
      1. To retard or obstruct the progress of.