Englischer Thesaurus
(Verb) 
Definition
to control or restrain
He must learn to curb that temper of his.
Synonyme
restrain
He grabbed my arm, partly to restrain me.
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control
Try to control that temper of yours.
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check
Today's meeting must focus on checking the spread of violence.
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contain
The city authorities said the curfew had contained the violence.
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restrict
The shoulder straps restrict movement.
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moderate
They are hoping that she will be persuaded to moderate her views.
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suppress
Liz thought of Barry and suppressed a smile.
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inhibit
buildings which inhibit the supply of light and air
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subdue
He forced himself to subdue and overcome his fears.
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hinder
Landslides are continuing to hinder the arrival of relief supplies.
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repress
People who repress their emotions risk having nightmares.
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constrain
I was constrained by family commitments.
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retard
Continuing violence will retard negotiations.
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impede
Fallen rocks are impeding the progress of rescue workers.
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muzzle
He complained of being muzzled by the chairman.
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bridle
I must learn to bridle my tongue.
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stem the flow of
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keep a tight rein on
(Substantiv) 
Definition
something that restrains or holds back
He called for much stricter curbs on immigration.
Synonyme
restraint
Criminals could cross into the country without restraint.
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control
There are to be tighter controls on land speculation.
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check
There is a check on the number of people allowed in the venue.
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brake
Illness had put a brake on his progress.
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limitation
There is to be no limitation on the number of opposition parties.
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rein
He wrapped his horse's reins round his left wrist.
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deterrent
They seriously believe that capital punishment is a deterrent.
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bridle
She dismounted and took her horse's bridle.

Zusätzliche Synonyme

in the sense of brake
Definition
something that slows down or stops progress
Illness had put a brake on his progress.
in the sense of bridle
Definition
to restrain
I must learn to bridle my tongue.
Synonyme
keep in check,
keep a tight rein on,
keep on a string
in the sense of bridle
Definition
something that curbs or restrains
She dismounted and took her horse's bridle.
Synonyme

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