Synonyms of 'put a lid on something'
The government is keen to put a lid on his scheme.
We need to stop wasting so much money.
She brought the interview to an abrupt end.
He limited payments on the country's foreign debt.
The government tried to control rising health-care costs.
a move to restrict the number of students on campus at any one time
put an end to
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in the sense of control
to limit or restrainThe government tried to control rising health-care costs.
in the sense of end
the act or an instance of stopping doing something or stopping something from continuingShe brought the interview to an abrupt end.
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