Synonyms for trammel

Synonyms for (noun) trammel

Synonyms: shackle, trammel, bond, hamper

Definition: a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)

Similar words: restraint, constraint

Definition: a device that retards something's motion

Usage: the car did not have proper restraints fitted


Synonyms: trammel

Definition: a restraint that is used to teach a horse to amble

Similar words: restraint, constraint

Definition: a device that retards something's motion

Usage: the car did not have proper restraints fitted


Synonyms: trammel

Definition: an adjustable pothook set in a fireplace

Similar words: pothook

Definition: an S-shaped hook to suspend a pot over a fire


Synonyms: trammel, trammel net

Definition: a fishing net with three layers; the outer two are coarse mesh and the loose inner layer is fine mesh

Similar words: fishing net, fishnet

Definition: a net that will enclose fish when it is pulled in

Synonyms for (verb) trammel

Synonyms: restrain, restrict, confine, bound, limit, trammel, throttle

Definition: place limits on (extent or access)

Usage: restrict the use of this parking lot; limit the time you can spend with your friends

Similar words: contain, control, curb, hold, hold in, check, moderate

Definition: lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits

Usage: moderate your alcohol intake; hold your tongue; hold your temper; control your anger


Synonyms: snare, trammel, trap, ensnare, entrap

Definition: catch in or as if in a trap

Usage: The men trap foxes

Similar words: capture, catch

Definition: capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping

Usage: I caught a rabbit in the trap today