Synonyms of 'pin something down'
1 (phrasal verb)
to define clearlyIt has taken until now to pin down its exact location.
Having identified the problem, we now need to overcome it.
We've simply been unable to locate him.
The Scots have yet to name their team.
He has not specified what action he would like them to take.
We need to designate someone as our spokesperson.
trying to pinpoint his precise location
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in the sense of bind
to place under certain constraintsAll are bound by the same strict etiquette.
in the sense of confine
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