Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (v) restrict, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle (place limits on (extent or amount or access)) "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends"
- S: (v) confine (prevent from leaving or from being removed)
- S: (v) enclose, hold in, confine (close in) "darkness enclosed him"
- S: (v) confine, detain (deprive of freedom; take into confinement)
- direct troponym / full troponym
- S: (v) keep (hold and prevent from leaving) "The student was kept after school"
- S: (v) straiten (squeeze together)
- S: (v) imprison, incarcerate, lag, immure, put behind bars, jail, jug, gaol, put away, remand (lock up or confine, in or as in a jail) "The suspects were imprisoned without trial"; "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life"
- S: (v) intern (deprive of freedom) "During WW II, Japanese were interned in camps in the West"
- S: (v) bind over (order a defendant to be placed in custody pending the outcome of a proceedings against him or her) "The defendant was bound over for trial"
- S: (v) imprison (confine as if in a prison) "His daughters are virtually imprisoned in their own house; he does not let them go out without a chaperone"
- S: (v) cage, cage in (confine in a cage) "The animal was caged"
- S: (v) trap, pin down (place in a confining or embarrassing position) "He was trapped in a difficult situation"
- S: (v) keep in (cause to stay indoors)
- derivationally related form
- sentence frame
- S: (v) restrain, confine, hold, constrain (to close within bounds, or otherwise limit or deprive of free movement) "This holds the local until the express passengers change trains"; "About a dozen animals were held inside the stockade"; "The illegal immigrants were held at a detention center"; "The terrorists held the journalists for ransom"