Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: trammel
IPA transcription: [tɹ'æməl]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: shackle, bond, hamper, trammel
    Meaning: a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)
  • Synonyms: trammel
    Meaning: a restraint that is used to teach a horse to amble
  • Synonyms: trammel
    Meaning: an adjustable pothook set in a fireplace
  • Synonyms: trammel_net, trammel
    Meaning: a fishing net with three layers; the outer two are coarse mesh and the loose inner layer is fine mesh
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle
    Meaning: place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends"
  • Synonyms: trap, entrap, snare, ensnare, trammel
    Meaning: catch in or as if in a trap; "The men trap foxes"
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