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To bar or hinder the progress of; obstruct or delay
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  1. To bar or hinder the progress of; obstruct or delay
To obstruct or delay the progress of:
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  1. To obstruct or delay the progress of:
  2. To keep back; restrain; get in the way of; prevent; stop
  3. To make difficult for; thwart; impede; frustrate
To block or fill (a passage or opening) with obstacles or an obstacle.
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  1. To block or fill (a passage or opening) with obstacles or an obstacle.
  2. To block or stop up (a passage) with obstacles or impediments; dam; clog
  3. To be or get in the way of (a view or something to be seen).
To obstruct movement on or in; block up:
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  1. To obstruct movement on or in; block up:
  2. To become thick or sticky, so as to clog
  3. To fill with obstructions or with thick, sticky matter; stop up; jam
To keep from moving or acting freely; hinder; impede; encumber
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  1. To keep from moving or acting freely; hinder; impede; encumber
  2. To prevent the free movement, action, or progress of:
To restrain in freedom of expression or action
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  1. To restrain in freedom of expression or action
  2. To fasten or connect with a shackle or shackles
  3. To put shackles on (someone); confine with shackles.
To put fetters on; shackle.
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  1. To put fetters on; shackle.
  2. To restrict or restrain:
  3. To hold in check; restrain; confine
To fetter or hobble as with a spancel
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  1. To fetter or hobble as with a spancel
  2. To hobble with a spancel
(Figuratively) To move roughly or irregularly.
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  1. (Figuratively) To move roughly or irregularly.
  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 go haltingly or lamely
To prevent (a person or group) from doing something or acting in a certain way:
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  1. To prevent (a person or group) from doing something or acting in a certain way:
  2. To hold back or keep in check; control:
  3. To hold back from action; check; suppress; curb
To fill in such a way as to obstruct; block up; obstruct
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  1. To fill in such a way as to obstruct; block up; obstruct
  2. To load or weigh down, as with claims, debts, etc.; burden
  3. To add a legal claim or other obligation
To affect with or experience a cramp or cramps.
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  1. To affect with or experience a cramp or cramps.
  2. To turn (the front wheels of an automobile, etc.) sharply
  3. To steer (the wheels of a vehicle) to make a turn.
To be delayed.
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  1. To be delayed.
  2. To hinder, delay, or slow the advance or progress of
  3. To cause to move or proceed slowly; delay or impede.
To be or act in contention or conflict with:
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  1. To be or act in contention or conflict with:
  2. To present in counterbalance or contrast:
  3. To set as an opposite in position:
To hinder by obstruction or interference; hamper
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  1. To hinder by obstruction or interference; hamper
  2. (Dated) To slow down, to hinder, to burden.
  3. To burden in a troublesome way
To bother; inconvenience
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  1. To bother; inconvenience
  2. To cause to be inconvenienced; disturb.
To cause bother to; inconvenience
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  1. To cause bother to; inconvenience
  2. To put to inconvenience; trouble.
  3. To cause someone inconvenience
To disturb the composure or calm of; perturb.
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  1. To disturb the composure or calm of; perturb.
  2. To put into a state of disorder.
  3. (Now Rare) To disturb the order of
To prevent the occurrence, realization, or attainment of:
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  1. To prevent the occurrence, realization, or attainment of:
  2. To oppose and defeat the efforts, plans, or ambitions of (someone).
  3. To hinder, obstruct, frustrate, or defeat (a person, plans, etc.)
To cause to have no effect; bring to nothing; counteract; nullify
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  1. To cause to have no effect; bring to nothing; counteract; nullify
  2. To cause feelings of discouragement, annoyance, or lack of fulfillment in:
  3. To cause (someone) to feel the impatience, impotence, annoyance, anger, etc. commonly felt when desires or needs are not satisfied
To surround or encircle with evils, enmity, etc.; entrap
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  1. To surround or encircle with evils, enmity, etc.; entrap
  2. To avoid or evade
  3. To get the better of or prevent from happening by craft or ingenuity
To bind with or as if with chains.
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  1. To bind with or as if with chains.
  2. To bind or hold with chains; fetter
To pull one's head back quickly with the chin drawn in as an expression of anger, scorn, pride, etc.
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  1. To pull one's head back quickly with the chin drawn in as an expression of anger, scorn, pride, etc.
  2. To be angry or resentful; take offense:
  3. To control or restrain:
To prevent from talking or expressing an opinion; gag
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  1. To prevent from talking or expressing an opinion; gag
  2. To restrain from expression:
  3. To put a muzzle on an animal.
(Mech.) To choke or stop up (a valve, etc.)
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  1. (Mech.) To choke or stop up (a valve, etc.)
  2. To stop or restrain from exercising free speech:
  3. To make jokes or quips:
To remove or bind the wing feathers of (a bird) to prevent flight.
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  1. To remove or bind the wing feathers of (a bird) to prevent flight.
  2. To bind fast or hold down; shackle.
  3. To restrain or immobilize a person by binding the arms.
To restrain; hamper
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  1. To restrain; hamper
  2. To restrain the action or progress of:
  3. To put manacles on (someone); restrain with manacles.
To keep within certain limits; put certain limitations on; confine
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  1. To keep within certain limits; put certain limitations on; confine
  2. To keep or confine within physical limits:
  3. To prevent or prohibit beyond a certain limit or by restriction:
To enclose and fasten (the pages of a book or other printed material) between covers.
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  1. To enclose and fasten (the pages of a book or other printed material) between covers.
  2. To combine with, form a bond with, or be taken up by a chemical or chemical structure. An enzyme, for example, is structured in such a way as to be able to bind with its substrate.
  3. To make certain or irrevocable:
To fasten or confine with a tether
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  1. To fasten or confine with a tether
  2. To restrain or secure with a tether.
To fasten, attach, or bind together or to something else, as with string, cord, or rope made secure by knotting, etc.
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  1. To fasten, attach, or bind together or to something else, as with string, cord, or rope made secure by knotting, etc.
  2. To secure (something) by string or the like.
  3. To make by fastening ends or parts:
To restrain or render ineffective.
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  1. To restrain or render ineffective.
  2. To put handcuffs on (a person).
  3. To check or hinder the activities of
To lead (a dog being walked) to the curb or some other place where it may pass its waste matter
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  1. To lead (a dog being walked) to the curb or some other place where it may pass its waste matter
  2. To prevent (a person or group) from doing something or acting in a certain way.
  3. To restrain; check; control
A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque. A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque.
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  1. A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque. A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque.
A limitation or restriction
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  1. A limitation or restriction
  2. An inscription, as around a coin or medal
  3. A circumscribed space or area
(Mathematics) A condition that a solution to an optimization problem must satisfy.
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  1. (Mathematics) A condition that a solution to an optimization problem must satisfy.
  2. One that restricts, limits, or regulates; a check:
  3. The threat or use of force to prevent, restrict, or dictate the action or thought of others.
A metal bar bent to form a right angle at each end, for holding together blocks of stone, timbers, etc.
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  1. A metal bar bent to form a right angle at each end, for holding together blocks of stone, timbers, etc.
  2. 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.
  3. Partial local paralysis, as from excessive use of muscles
A raised margin along an edge used to confine or strengthen.
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  1. A raised margin along an edge used to confine or strengthen.
  2. A market dealing in stocks and bonds not listed on the stock exchange
  3. A type of bit having such a chain or strap
Something that restrains, blocks, or suppresses.
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  1. Something that restrains, blocks, or suppresses.
  2. Anything that inhibits, esp., a mental or psychological process that restrains or suppresses an action, emotion, or thought
  3. (--- Biology) The condition in which or the process by which an enzyme, for example, is inhibited.
  1. Legal limit
  2. Something that restricts or restrains; a restraint:
  3. The point, edge, or line beyond which something ends, may not go, or is not allowed:
(Law) A period of time, fixed by statute, during which legal action can be brought, as for settling a claim
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  1. (Law) A period of time, fixed by statute, during which legal action can be brought, as for settling a claim
  2. A shortcoming or defect:
  3. Something that limits, as some factor in makeup which restricts the scope of a person's activity or accomplishment; qualification
Limitation or confinement as in constraint on free assembly; forbearance; a holding back or prohibiting from doing something. Limitation or confinement as in constraint on free assembly; forbearance; a holding back or prohibiting from doing something.
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  1. Limitation or confinement as in constraint on free assembly; forbearance; a holding back or prohibiting from doing something. Limitation or confinement as in constraint on free assembly; forbearance; a holding back or prohibiting from doing something.
  2. (Uncountable) control or caution; reserve
  3. (Countable) something that restrains, ties, fastens or secures
A restricting or being restricted
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  1. A restricting or being restricted
  2. The action of restricting or the state of being restricted:
  3. Something that restricts; a regulation or limitation:
A limiting or restricting condition; restriction
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  1. A limiting or restricting condition; restriction
  2. (Med.) An abnormal narrowing of a passage in the body; stenosis
  3. A restraint, limit, or restriction:
To go to see (a performance, for example):
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  1. To go to see (a performance, for example):
  2. (--- Informal) To manage to see, hear, find, etc.
  3. To get and hold (something that has been in motion) in a hand, the hands, a container, or an implement:
To entangle or catch in or as if in a mesh.
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  1. To entangle or catch in or as if in a mesh.
  2. To mesh; to tangle or interweave in such a manner as not to be easily separated, particularly in a mesh or net like manner.
  3. To catch in or as in the meshes of a net; entangle
  1. To entangle; to enmesh.
  2. To take or catch in or as if in a snare; trap.
  3. To entrap; to catch in a snare or trap.
To entangle in or as if in a snarl:
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  1. To entangle in or as if in a snarl:
  2. To entangle; to trap.
  3. To draw into a snarl or tangle
To lure into danger, difficulty, or a compromising situation.
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  1. To lure into danger, difficulty, or a compromising situation.
  2. (--- Law) To induce (someone) into performing an otherwise uncontemplated criminal act for the sole purpose of providing the basis for a prosecution.
  3. To catch in or as in a trap
To catch or hold, especially with a loop.
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  1. To catch or hold, especially with a loop.
  2. To get hold or control of (something difficult to catch):
  3. To catch in a trap or snare
To involve in a complicated situation or in circumstances from which it is difficult to disengage:
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  1. To involve in a complicated situation or in circumstances from which it is difficult to disengage:
  2. To catch or ensnare in an intertwined or confused mass:
  3. To catch in or as in a net or snare; trap
To catch in or as in a trap; entrap
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  1. To catch in or as in a trap; entrap
  2. To deceive or trick by means of a scheme or plan.
  3. To prevent from escaping or getting free:
A membrane or fold of skin connecting the toes in certain animals, especially ones that swim, such as water birds and otters. The web improves the ability of the foot to push against water.
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  1. A membrane or fold of skin connecting the toes in certain animals, especially ones that swim, such as water birds and otters. The web improves the ability of the foot to push against water.
  2. The World Wide Web.
  3. To catch or snare in or as in a web
To hold down, restrain, confine, etc.
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  1. To hold down, restrain, confine, etc.
  2. To fasten or shackle with chains
  3. 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.
To hold in check; restrain; confine
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  1. To hold in check; restrain; confine
  2. To put fetters on; shackle.
  3. To bind with fetters; shackle; chain
To keep from moving or acting freely; hinder; impede; encumber
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  1. To keep from moving or acting freely; hinder; impede; encumber
  2. To prevent the free movement, action, or progress of:
To lessen considerably or destroy the power or effectiveness of
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  1. To lessen considerably or destroy the power or effectiveness of
  2. A powerful group of muscles at the back of the thigh that arise in the hip and pelvis and insert as strong tendons behind the knee. The hamstring bends the knee and helps to straighten the hip.
  3. To cut the hamstring of (an animal or a person) and thereby cripple.
To restrain or render ineffective.
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  1. To restrain or render ineffective.
  2. To check or hinder the activities of
  3. To put handcuffs on (a person).
To fetter by tying the legs; to restrict (a horse) with hobbles.
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  1. To fetter by tying the legs; to restrict (a horse) with hobbles.
  2. To walk or move along haltingly or with difficulty; limp.
  3. To put a device around the legs of (a horse, for example) so as to hamper but not prevent movement.
To restrain with or as if with a leash.
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  1. To restrain with or as if with a leash.
  2. To check or control by or as by a leash
  3. To attach a leash to
To restrain; hamper
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  1. To restrain; hamper
  2. To restrain the action or progress of:
  3. To put handcuffs on; fetter
To restrain in freedom of expression or action
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  1. To restrain in freedom of expression or action
  2. To fasten or connect with a shackle or shackles
  3. To put shackles on (someone); confine with shackles.
To put a knot or bow in:
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  1. To put a knot or bow in:
  2. (Music) To join (notes) by a tie.
  3. (Music) To connect with a tie
(Figuratively) To render helpless.
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  1. (Figuratively) To render helpless.
  2. To tie an animal's or someone's feet together; originally all four legs of a quadruped.
Find another word for trammel. In this page you can discover 72 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for trammel, like: impede, hinder, obstruct, clog, hamper, shackle, fetter, spancel, hobble, restrain and check.