Đồng nghĩa của constrict

Alternative for constrict

constricts, constricted, constricting

Đồng nghĩa: compress, contract, crush, press, squeeze,

Verb

Make narrower, especially by encircling pressure
contract squeeze compress narrow shrink choke tighten condense strangle strangulate capsule capsulize collapse compact constringe pinch restrict telescope become narrower cramp straiten astringe become smaller circumscribe clench concentrate confine constrain control draw in make narrower make smaller narrow down restrain tauten tense tuck draw together reduce squash diminish decrease stiffen shrivel press stuff cram pack tamp flatten make tighter shorten dwindle lessen close become tighter curtail get smaller scrimp grow smaller get narrower tighten up flex taper focus limit press together pack into get thinner crush wedge strain stretch jam wad crowd scrunch squidge coarctate coarct syncopate bind ram densen consolidate dehydrate wrap densify coagulate purse extend force straighten solidify integrate combine pucker brace boil down make brief pack together strengthen squinch harden press down force into space pack closely pack down wither ram down cram down tamp down become narrow become pinched decline deflate wane subside recede abate ebb evaporate waste weaken screw up become tight pull tight go rigid firm up fall off fall away lose ground grow less take in roll ball pound round agglomerate trample set thrust stick firm sandwich shoehorn mash pulp grind tread pulverize fill heap load push squish pulverise brim clog overfill pack in pack it in jam-pack fill up concertina crumple mill crash drive screw shove macerate clamp stamp mold form mould charge insert pack tightly bung up plaster level tramp wear mangle squelch stive pile congest bang hammer overcrowd even out iron out smooth off mass pack 'em in fill to overflowing

Verb

Inhibit or restrict
limit restrict inhibit confine curb impede obstruct check delimit hamper hinder straiten interfere with restrain constrain circumscribe trammel bridle regulate control hold down fetter cap hamstring cramp hem in bottle up stymie handicap encumber hobble slow retard demarcate hold tie thwart bound govern bar arrest fix chain contain cork specify demark moderate delimitate define bind hog-tie shut in keep within bounds keep within limits set limits on impose limits on hold back keep a tight rein on shackle block clog handcuff manacle embarrass hold up short-circuit tie up not allow to go beyond keep within the limits of ration encircle shorten narrow reduce shrink contract send up cool down temper inclose put on ice hang up surround come down on cut down on prelimit qualify put a ceiling on tether keep under control decrease clip someone's wings put away repress pin down enclose diminish modify stifle baulk frustrate imprison intern rein in rein measure keep rule incarcerate tame gaol ban lock in deprive deny shotgun disallow pull in close in withhold concuss coop up fence in necessitate immure jail balk lock up keep lid on hold in cool off put half nelson on freeze peg terminate set prescribe girdle hold in check place a limit on tie down mark off keep the lid on put a brake on draw the line on suppress keep in check smother stop subdue prevent cool gag keep back keep down monitor quell strangle muffle kill delineate squelch choke back simmer down crack down compose mark out shut down calm stamp out concentrate corner collect quash squash curtail still quiet detain modulate crack down on focus muzzle put the brakes on establish put an end to keep an eye on clamp down on adjust settle damp down soothe silence guide direct keep in line swallow deaden quelch set the limits clamp down box up mitigate keep a lid on sink pocket submerge extinguish deter impound quench overpower shush slow down put an stop to choke tone down fight back button up bite back take tough action halt determine set a limit on put a stop to come down hard on ease mark relieve zero in center on fix on environ encompass bring to naught keep feeling inside oneself cover up trap collar keep secret entrap left out mothball immobilize immobilise describe clarify censor gain mastery over gain control over outline discipline entrammel nail down put a limit on conceal box in cut back suffocate bring to screeching halt keep tight rein on stem the flow of hide accost snuff dry up hush dummy up ice quieten shut up tongue-tie manage dampen cork up shower oppress put out bite one's lip hush up shroud heap cramp someone's style leash bit harness administer confront waylay overlook methodize debar isolate adapt organize systematize stay stem rein back hogtie allocate reconcile narrow down centre on keep in pinpoint localise center localize centre police administrate legislate crush sit on pull back stake out pacify allay bring under control coordinate standardize palliate destroy have on a tight leash supervise mince mellow damp soften relax break re-collect master temperate balance superintend mute oversee steward preside over garrote garrotte rally tranquilize inspect lull recover play down cool out meet halfway soft-pedal keep tabs on stop from spreading systematise standardise pace organise get tough on tighten up on come down on like a ton of bricks get tough take severe measures against come down heavily on take stern measures against commit jug budget conserve tranquillize hold prisoner put in prison send to prison save take into custody send down hold captive book bastille slough railroad put into detention clap in irons put inside put in chains send up the river throw in jail bang up keep under lock and key throw book at take away put behind bars put under lock and key limit to a fixed amount restrict the consumption of

Verb

To lower in length or size
reduce contract shrink shorten foreshorten trim truncate prune slim chop compress crop slim down condense downsize narrow deflate lop lop off pare clip concentrate cut cut down cut short decrease diminish lessen pare down round down shave shear slash whittle down cut back cut off waste away tighten abridge abbreviate weaken lower curtail sap restrict abate undermine summarize abstract digest telescope synopsize precis epitomize summarise epitomise squeeze shrivel make smaller wither compact zip curb downscale limit check blunt dent deplete erode retrench disempower ease syncopate dock elide knock down edit précis abort dilute encapsulate de-escalate stop short enfeeble make weaker boil down take out cut out lighten adulterate temper dissipate mitigate assuage calm soothe disable devaluate offset thin debilitate vitiate cripple rarefy enervate extenuate get to the meat put in a nutshell attenuate water down take the edge off outline sum up recap recapitulate reprise brief wrap up capsulize give a summary of sketch consolidate snip summate get shorter blue pencil give a precis of give a synopsis of give the main points of capture conflate archive record express skim write a summary of run through run down get to meat give main points compile give the gist of make shorter dwindle minimise take up minimize bob excerpt grow shorter make a outline of make a résumé of turn up make a long story short cut to the bone grow less give an abstract of give an outline of give a digest of put in nutshell sum nutshell cut to bone

Verb

To block or clog up a space or opening
choke block clog obstruct occlude congest dam jam plug stop up bung clot stuff bar close obturate stop bung up check clog up dam up die drown fill gibbet gum up halt kill noose plug up retard silt up squeeze stopper stunt suppress wring gunge up fill up impede seal block up pack hinder curb restrain inhibit cork restrict hold back shut off hamper stall prevent close off arrest interfere with delay slow repress cut off stem hold up slow down barricade blockade caulk stifle brake thwart cumber trammel stay fetter interrupt block off set back shut keep back muzzle close out handicap control detain stymie still clutter up curtail foil encumber gag postpone quiet squelch frustrate hamstring limit block out close up reduce retardate seal up shut up crimp get in the way of bottle up shut down bog down choke off put a brake on throw a spanner in the works of stand in the way of throw a monkey wrench in the works of cram silence ram confine decelerate stopple crowd staunch hush quieten shush seal off contain stick burden defer cramp bridle squash hold in slacken hobble pause constrain cripple shackle muffle baulk neutralize slow up deter withhold bottleneck put back moderate handcuff lessen decrease mire regulate shut out hold counteract baffle make airtight make watertight bring to screeching halt back off hog-tie take down rein in loiter neutralise balk fill in foul overfill hedge overcrowd cover glut leash tie entrammel secure cap overburden cloy derail protract remit shelve prorogue intermit put off stave off make late hold off on prolong hold over brim heap temper jam up intercept hold off choke up stanch charge load plaster paste enclose gum waterproof stonewall jam-pack lade top stuff up abate lag diminish bottle reef put the brakes on lose steam let down flaps cut down wind down cut back back-water qualify keep waiting hit the brakes lose speed procrastinate embog anchor it rein obscure throttle cut short catch terminate smother swallow ram in top off govern fight back repulse discourage put a spoke in someone's wheel pull in circumvent keep under control slacken pace bring to a standstill pull up keep a lid on draw up tame play for time bite back rebuff hold down choke back nip in the bud checkmate keep in check fetch up stem the flow of forestall oppose stick down prohibit manacle embarrass box in contravene debar short-circuit crab be a hindrance to bork throw a spoke in the wheel of throw a spanner in the works resist tie up get in the way louse up interfere censor cut out lock out mute quell extinguish settle dumb press wedge compress force thrust ice tongue-tie be quiet quit chattering quieten down shut it keep trap shut can it hold tongue fall silent put a sock in it stop talking soft-pedal be silent shoehorn crush sandwich clamp down on dry up crack down on dummy up crash drive tamp compact scrunch strangle squish hang up down hesitate let up loaf falter dawdle flag poke bog disrupt keep suspend avert put an end to freeze straiten scupper interdict ward off weigh down keep lid on counter discontinue disadvantage measure rule reschedule bind forbid avoid put on hold hem in defend against head off put a stop to sabotage defeat ruin inconvenience preclude sandbag chain subdue evade overload faze circumscribe nullify circumnavigate oppress entangle bring up bit sidestep skirt imprison ward can steer clear of spoil gaol jail rule out keep in cramp one's style ease up lock up put at a disadvantage saddle with keep within bounds cool off place at a disadvantage bring to an end keep the lid on cool end straitjacket sink cause to wait cause to stay dissuade from impair debilitate withstand enmesh net ensnare capture dissuade quash snag prevent from making progress incommode drag one's feet tie one's hands get bogged down sideline entrap discomfit rattle taboo outlaw enjoin discommode bother tether disconcert get out of fix scrub sidetrack drop brace slam on the brakes give disadvantage take out put out of commission put paid to escape bypass beat peg discipline make difficult set limits on impose limits on foul up screw up put on brakes put an stop to knock off overturn scotch chill obviate forfend keep at bay turn aside stave fend off keep off anticipate give a hard time stand fence deflect put a limit on dampen incarcerate intern harness wreck put the stopper on stump ditch take wind out of upset outwit do for juke put the kibosh on unsettle cool down hold in check keep a tight rein on keep tight rein on button up keep down box up keep in line tie down impound bring under control have on a tight leash sit on put away pin down pull back rein back guide direct crack down hogtie delimit ban lock in coop up fence in close in immure deny concuss shut in deprive shotgun disallow necessitate stand still come to a standstill not move stand off peter out wrong adjourn put half nelson on treat unfairly do a disservice to give a disadvantage to treat harshly be unfair to put in an unfavourable position treat unfavourably tell against inflict a handicap on cease go slower slack lose pace reduce speed lessen one's speed slam on the anchors slack up slacken off saddle screen pigeonhole complicate break off table disband dissolve prorogate recess become slower mothball put aside monkey with make slower push back lay on the table put on back burner count out take a rain check on put in abeyance file lay off lay aside break up inactivate put on the back burner hang fire quit pink-slip put in cold storage call a halt to keep in abeyance put on ice waive lay over omit get slower put on the shelf hold in abeyance reduce in speed lumber laden overtax weight freight stress strain tax overwhelm

Verb

To put pressure on
pressurize force coerce press browbeat bulldoze pressure squeeze bully dragoon hound influence intimidate persuade push badger brainwash drive goad harass harry nag pester prod blackjack bludgeon compel compress strong-arm condense fast-talk hustle press-gang railroad squash lean on make prevail on put pressure on use pressure on breathe down someone's neck twist someone's arm put the squeeze on turn on the heat put the screws on impel urge constrain oblige hassle induce steamroller cow obligate impress bring pressure to bear on sandbag muscle menace prompt incite spur terrorize threaten use strong-arm tactics on terrorise hector nudge oppress encourage plague bounce tyrannize torment egg on put the heat on require bluster exhort tyrannise admonish domineer tempt push around frighten propel insist bullyrag charge convince cajole bogart move sway enforce necessitate instigate mau-mau inveigle adjure solicit put up to persecute provoke enjoin stimulate stir goose inspire demand command blackmail try to persuade call on appeal to trigger implore work on scare beseech put under an obligation bother entreat insist on advise fire up coax importune get warn beset promote motivate caution buffalo bind cause order prick twist somebody's arm wheedle chivvy act on whip impose railroad into sic boss around bulldoze into tighten the screws on have someone do something lead counsel daunt beg terrify disturb subdue upset awe agitate petition direct plead entice alarm unnerve beguile lure bug overawe finagle talk spook worry overbear subjugate incline concuss trouble despotize vex appeal rouse ride argue key up irritate bring round prevail upon occasion request shotgun boss about sell politick push for pick on excite sweet-talk soft-soap bring pressure to bear upon ramrod sell on rowel sound actuate advance call upon ride roughshod over come at high pressure put the bite on walk heavy put screws to impose on win over bring pressure upon talk into apply pressure turn the screws on bring pressure to bear shanghai smother suffocate bid preach heavy crowd assail lean mither castigate besiege repress restrict hinder suppress will leave someone no option work over put the frighteners on inflame sting challenge dun mangle have effect twist arm put off make nervous unsettle twist one's arm needle tighten the screw on high-pressure turn the screw on maneuver sanction ask manoeuvre lord it over put heat on force somebody's hand roust lash titillate bring force to bear on propose dominate tease heckle bait swagger hold a gun to someone's head outface stare down outstare deter put off balance ruffle put through the wringer put the chill on rationalize rationalise conjure countenance commend put the arm on affright make an offer they can't refuse appall appal foment work up discourage disconcert dismay stand up to abash instruct tell ordain push about decree exact psych up dictate claim scare off prescribe charm rule quest flatter scare the bejesus out of appoint overcome dispose ride roughshod blarney abuse snarl comminate fulminate scowl forewarn growl rally elicit impassion foist annoy court draw worm psych someone out put someone off their stroke call for manipulate use duress on burden conscript use force on urge by force choke apply obtrude contract bring spark inspirit activate energize incentivize evoke steel invigorate plead with clamor for stipulate for give the order to give the command to press for advocate expedite exert force on hearten impact exhilarate convert animate uplift arouse empower vitalize galvanize embolden bear down pin down inspan campaign blandish reason palaver galvanise hint to stir up envigorate strike pump up incentify cheer on refresh whip up incentivise pep up spur on energise help boost up suggest to recommend bear hard on put squeeze on smooth-talk make threats against threaten to harm flex muscles look daggers make threat threaten to kill issue threats to make threats to bedevil irk aggravate kowtow get round banter con snow oil soap seduce exploit bribe control jockey play steer steamroll distress speed up perturb work molest shake fist at beleaguer put the screws to bill affect seek to influence modify splash pitch spot change alter plug lobby boost soft-sell hype thump drum billboard procure further butter up lay it on soften up spread it on sweeten up fret work upon stress pour it on dragoon into sway opinion press your case make a pitch for solicit votes exert influence pull strings hard sell build up try to influence campaign for pursue gnaw prejudice talk round pull strings with steamroller into chivy turn on go on at get in your hair drive round the twist drive round the bend be on your back drive up the wall be in someone's hair keep on at give a hard time give someone grief turn suborn colour exert influence on make yourself felt with carry weight with touch cut any ice with go to town on browbeat into bear down on color pressurise afflict torture exasperate nettle rack dog devil harrow agonize chafe peeve gall eat get to pain anguish agonise rile nark displease strain grate curse pique disquiet anger keep after discompose burn up try put out excruciate victimize hack off rub up the wrong way infuriate spite hurt madden perplex incense ail fuss miff aggrieve rankle get at victimise haunt taunt get on your nerves gripe wind up tick off rasp frost fluster concern harp on at faze enrage maltreat grieve bend someone's ear discommode give someone the hump ill-treat gnaw at henpeck rattle itch antagonize frustrate tantalize tantalise exercise gravel drive crazy outrage make angry be at give a bad time drive mad make someone see red antagonise get across tee off attack mistreat insult embarrass offend flurry interrupt tax peck at tear rark niggle wrong overwhelm martyr break grumble at frazzle discomfort depress weigh down distemper distract unhinge derail alarum hagride cause suffering to pick at undo exacerbate discombobulate be on one's case hack you off weird out freak out put down make waves get on one's nerves make someone's blood boil get in someone's hair hit where one lives rub the wrong way get someone's back up get on someone's nerves scourge scold berate wring upbraid barrage ply wound rag confuse criticize smite blight disgust bite grip crucify carp at be a nuisance to sadden intrude upon make cross criticise burn misuse enslave moan at throw shake grate on find fault with keep complaining to overpower injure abrade rankle with tyrranize get on your wick drive to distraction drive bananas bum out mess with eat at single out roil hump make anxious ill-use T-off lie heavy on get your back up make things hot for someone make it hot for someone turn off treat harshly cheese off get on someone's back get in one's hair get under one's skin put your back up make someone's hackles rise put someone's back up be cruel to walk all over tyrannize over ruffle someone's feathers rattle someone's cage get under someone's skin raise someone's hackles be on the back of give someone the pip try someone's patience get someone's dander up get up someone's nose be brutal to infest give someone hell bewilder stress out remind scorn rib chaff noodge macerate despoil foray tear away at prey on buttonhole give the business drive nuts discomfit jerk around accost pother encroach intrude be prey to breath down someone's neck mess disparage nag at chide rattle one's cage grind someone down discriminate against punish bone push someon's buttons be on someone's back reproach revile expel beat hunt exile weigh heavily on be the victim of get someone's hackles up get someone's goat get someone's wick be a thorn in someone's flesh discountenance incommode override haze drive you up the wall sweat fear stew be a pest to entangle hamper break in confound aggress puzzle curdle strap nit-pick indispose desolate put through wringer get the knife into stick the knife into grind psych cause anguish to humiliate violate get up your nose make your blood boil get your goat get under your skin lead someone a merry dance play cat and mouse rub salt in wound arouse anxiety in make miserable do a number on throw off balance make wretched push buttons make it tough for weigh on cut up jump on one's case give one the business affront fester fall upon fall on push button heat up get your dander up make uneasy prey on someone's mind cause concern to make uncomfortable lie heavy on someone's mind weigh heavy on someone's mind cause discomfort to flip out start in on belittle mock give the needle yap at scratch around rag on get on someone's wick ask for it put someone's nose out of joint beleague hang over wear search high heaven have a down on make fun of be down on have it in for be critical of be autocratic be on one's back crush despair deride abase manhandle grill start test raid be bothered cause anxiety dishonor mishandle brutalize brutalise cause anxiety to master hegemonize get across someone set on work into lather send into a rage set one off try one's patience take a rise out of put someone out get a rise out of make blood boil chagrin dissatisfy subject dump on martyrize take advantage of dishonour do an injustice to sweat out be a great weight on keep down kick around play the heavy with mess over mess with someone's head weigh heavily on one's mind do someone's head in prey on one's mind weigh heavily on someone's mind be a weight on someone's mind beef grouse yowl holler mutter grumble kvetch complain squeal crab yammer wail moan caterwaul whine grump scream grouch repine kick squawk inveigh whimper carp bellyache bleat murmur yaup croak keen grizzle yawp whinge maunder maraud ravage encumber overload rule with a rod of iron trample on saddle rule over hold sway over grind down bring under the yoke bring someone to their knees overthrow trample rule with an iron hand trample underfoot weigh heavy upon hold down put upon bring to heel handicap beat down go for jugular give no quarter lay a bad trip on step on the toes of take visit egg buffet be a pain in the neck mix up be a thorn in someone's side cause trouble to moan on at savage find fault press hard attack repeatedly lacerate mutilate claw maul kill take it out on set upon inconvenience go for tear at bore impede cross pull at tear to pieces make one's hackles rise get on someone's case

Verb

To grasp (something) tightly and firmly
clench clutch grip clamp clasp grasp grab hold press seize squeeze clinch cling to compress contract grapple hold tightly scrunch tighten double up draw together hang on to lay hands on fasten one's hand on snatch take catch take hold of snag grab hold of lay hold of get hold of nab embrace hook fasten hold on to catch hold of snare latch on to glom nail get bag collar bear have cherish secure enclose harbor pluck harbour catch at grasp hold of seize hold of wrest hug nobble trap rap cop corral net capture land nurse lay fix entertain latch encircle bolt lock cleave bite snap up rivet intercept receive acquire glove pinion hang on get a purchase pick fasten on put the snare on come into possession of reach for make fast envelope enfold take a grip of gripe hold fast hang onto possess own carry clap a hand on get one's hands on command palm handle wield adhere wring hold close keep close not let go of have in one's hand pinch enclasp keep hold of crush cleave to stick nip maintain hold onto retain nurture hold fast to tweak get a hold of twinge fasten round hold on glom onto strain fold foster give something a squeeze envelop wrap cling on to cramp bring appropriate gather collect squash confine bear hug grab tightly keep in one's mind pick up possess oneself of take possession of take receipt of gain possession of get one's fingers on gather up lay one's hands on keep flatten mash preserve reserve knead save uphold conserve press tightly withhold perpetuate contain hold tight continue with detain keep up keep possession enjoy husband hold back continue to have clutch on to keep back keep possession of pull yank wrench gain win extricate prise grab away get fingers on clap hands on take by force go for

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