Synonyms for pen up

Synonyms for (verb) pen up

Synonyms: fold, pen up

Definition: confine in a fold, like sheep

Similar words: hold, confine, restrain

Definition: to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement

Usage: 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