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fetternoun bond, bridle, catena, chain, check, compes, confinement, constraint, control, curb, detention, deterrence, deterrent, disadvantage, encumbrance, gyve, hamper, hindrance, impediment, imprisonment, incarceration, interference, iron, limitation, lock, manacle, means of restraint, obstacle, obstruction, prevention, prohibition, rein, repression, restraint, restriction, shackle, strap, suppression, tie, trammel, vinculum, yoke
fetterverb bind, catenas, chain, check, confine, curb, enchain, enclose, entrammel, gyve, hamper, handcuff, handicap, hinder, immobilize, impede, impedire, impose reetraint, inhibit motion, inhibit movement, keep in check, lock up, make captive, make prisoner, manacle, paralyze, put in irons, put under restraint, restrain, restrain mooion, restrain movement, restrict, secure, secure with chains, shackle, shut in, suppress, tie, tie down, trammel, vincula
See also: apprehend, arrest, bind, constraint, constrict, contain, custody, detain, detention, deter, hamper, hinder, impede, impediment, imprisonment, incarceration, inhibit, interfere, restrain, restrict, restriction, trammel