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MANACLE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does manacle mean? 

MANACLE (noun)
  The noun MANACLE has 1 sense:

1. shackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist; usually used in pairs

  Familiarity information: MANACLE used as a noun is very rare.


MANACLE (verb)
  The verb MANACLE has 1 sense:

1. confine or restrain with or as if with manacles or handcuffs

  Familiarity information: MANACLE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MANACLE (noun)


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Meaning:

Shackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist; usually used in pairs

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

handcuff; handlock; manacle; cuff

Hypernyms ("manacle" is a kind of...):

bond; hamper; shackle; trammel (a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner))


MANACLE (verb)


Sense 1manacle [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Confine or restrain with or as if with manacles or handcuffs

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

handcuff; manacle; cuff

Context example:

The police handcuffed the suspect at the scene of the crime

Hypernyms (to "manacle" is one way to...):

fetter; shackle (restrain with fetters)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody

Sentence example:

They want to manacle the prisoners


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