HyperDic: shackle

English > 4 senses of the word shackle:
NOUNartifactshackle, bond, hamper, trammela restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)
artifactshacklea U-shaped bar
VERBcontactshackle, pinionbind the arms of
contactshackle, fetterrestrain with fetters
shackle > pronunciation
Soundsshae'kahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > shackle: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner).
Synonymsbond, hamper, trammel
Narrowerball and chainHeavy iron ball attached to a prisoner by a chain
fetter, hobbleA shackle for the ankles or feet
handcuff, cuff, handlock, manacleshackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist
irons, chainsmetal shackles
Broaderrestraint, constraintA device that retards something's motion / motion
Spanishcadenas, cuerdas, grillete, trabas
Catalancadenes, cordes, traves
Verbsshacklerestrain with fetters
English > shackle: 4 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA U-shaped bar; the open end can be passed through chain links and closed with a bar.
Part ofpadlockA detachable lock
BroaderbarA rigid piece of metal or wood
English > shackle: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningBind the arms of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey want to shackle the prisoners
Synonympinion
Broaderrestrain, confine, hold, constrainTo close within bounds, limit or hold back / back from movement
Spanishmaniatar
English > shackle: 4 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningRestrain with fetters.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThey want to shackle the prisoners
Synonymfetter
Narrowermanacle, cuff, handcuffConfine or restrain with or as if with manacles or handcuffs
Broaderrestrain, confine, hold, constrainTo close within bounds, limit or hold back / back from movement
Spanishengrilletar, impedir, trabar
Catalanemmanillar, encadenar, impedir, travar
Nounsshacklea restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)

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