Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun trammel

4 senses of trammel

Sense 1
trammel net, trammel -- (a fishing net with three layers; the outer two are coarse mesh and the loose inner layer is fine mesh)
       => fishnet, fishing net -- (a net that will enclose fish when it is pulled in)

Sense 2
trammel -- (an adjustable pothook set in a fireplace)
       => pothook -- (an S-shaped hook to suspend a pot over a fire)

Sense 3
trammel -- (a restraint that is used to teach a horse to amble)
       => restraint, constraint -- (a device that retards something's motion; "the car did not have proper restraints fitted")

Sense 4
shackle, bond, hamper, trammel -- (a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner))
       => restraint, constraint -- (a device that retards something's motion; "the car did not have proper restraints fitted")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb trammel

2 senses of trammel

Sense 1
trap, entrap, snare, ensnare, trammel -- (catch in or as if in a trap; "The men trap foxes")
       => capture, catch -- (capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping; "I caught a rabbit in the trap today")

Sense 2
restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle -- (place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends")
       => control, hold in, hold, contain, check, curb, moderate -- (lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger")

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