Tesauro Inglês

Sinônimos de box something or someone in

(verbo frasal) 
He was boxed in with 300 metres to go.
Sinônimos
confine
He has been confined to his barracks.
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surround
The church was surrounded by a rusted wrought-iron fence.
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trap
The aircraft cartwheeled, trapping both men.
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restrict
The fence would restrict public access.
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cage
Don't you think it's cruel to cage wild creatures?
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enclose
The land was enclosed by an eight-foot wire fence.
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restrain
He grabbed my arm, partly to restrain me.
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imprison
He was imprisoned for 18 months on charges of anti-state agitation.
,
shut up
,
incarcerate
The general was incarcerated for life.
,
hem in
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shut in
,
coop up
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Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of cage
Definition
to confine in a cage
Don't you think it's cruel to cage wild creatures?
Sinônimos
shut up,
lock up,
mew,
fence in,
coop up,
immure (archaic),
in the sense of enclose
Definition
to surround completely
The land was enclosed by an eight-foot wire fence.
Sinônimos
pen,
close in,
wall in,
encase,
fence in,
hem in,
shut in,
in the sense of imprison
Definition
to confine in or as if in prison
He was imprisoned for 18 months on charges of anti-state agitation.
Sinônimos
lock up,
put away,
send down (informal),
send to prison,
put under lock and key,
immure (archaic)

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