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moderate, curb, check, contain, hold, control, hold in
v. 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"
hold back, turn back, contain, stop, arrest, check
v. hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of; "Arrest the downward trend"; "Check the growth of communism in South East Asia"; "Contain the rebel movement"; "Turn back the tide of communism"
comprise, contain, incorporate
v. include or contain; have as a component; "A totally new idea is comprised in this paper"; "The record contains many old songs from the 1930's"
contain, carry, bear, hold
v. contain or hold; have within; "The jar carries wine"; "The canteen holds fresh water"; "This can contains water"
hold, take, contain
v. be capable of holding or containing; "This box won't take all the items"; "The flask holds one gallon"

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Fuzzynyms (98)

expect
v. look forward to the birth of a child; "She is expecting in March"
vary, alter, change
v. become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence; "her mood changes in accordance with the weather"; "The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season"
modify, alter, change
v. cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
modify
v. make less severe or harsh or extreme; "please modify this letter to make it more polite"; "he modified his views on same-gender marriage"
restrict, qualify
v. make more specific; "qualify these remarks"
cut back, curb, curtail, restrict
v. place restrictions on; "curtail drinking in school"
contract, narrow
v. make or become more narrow or restricted; "The selection was narrowed"; "The road narrowed"
get accustomed, adapt, adjust
v. adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions; "We must adjust to the bad economic situation"
incorporate, integrate
v. make into a whole or make part of a whole; "She incorporated his suggestions into her proposal"
make up one's mind, determine, decide
v. reach, make, or come to a decision about something; "We finally decided after lengthy deliberations"
destine, specify, designate, intend
v. design or destine; "She was intended to become the director"
have in mind, think of, mean
v. intend to refer to; "I'm thinking of good food when I talk about France"; "Yes, I meant you when I complained about people who gossip!"
demarcate
v. separate clearly, as if by boundaries
characterise, characterize, qualify
v. describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of; "You can characterize his behavior as that of an egotist"; "This poem can be characterized as a lament for a dead lover"
define
v. give a definition for the meaning of a word; "Define `sadness'"
convey
v. transmit a title or property
cohere
v. have internal elements or parts logically connected so that aesthetic consistency results; "the principles by which societies cohere"
bridle
v. put a bridle on; "bridle horses"
straiten
v. squeeze together
straiten
v. squeeze together
fetch
v. take away or remove; "The devil will fetch you!"
bring, take
v. take something or somebody with oneself somewhere; "Bring me the box from the other room"; "Take these letters to the boss"; "This brings me to the main point"
carry
v. transfer (a number, cipher, or remainder) to the next column or unit's place before or after, in addition or multiplication; "put down 5 and carry 2"
ground
v. confine or restrict to the ground; "After the accident, they grounded the plane and the pilot"
repress, muffle, strangle, stifle, smother
v. conceal or hide; "smother a yawn"; "muffle one's anger"; "strangle a yawn"
bear, hold, carry
v. support or hold in a certain manner; "She holds her head high"; "He carried himself upright"
follow
v. to travel behind, go after, come after; "The ducklings followed their mother around the pond"; "Please follow the guide through the museum"
take, convey, bring
v. take something or somebody with oneself somewhere; "Bring me the box from the other room"; "Take these letters to the boss"; "This brings me to the main point"
channel, carry, convey, transmit, conduct, impart
v. transmit or serve as the medium for transmission; "Sound carries well over water"; "The airwaves carry the sound"; "Many metals conduct heat"
muzzle
v. fit with a muzzle; "muzzle the dog to prevent it from biting strangers"
possess, have, own
v. have ownership or possession of; "He owns three houses in Florida"; "How many cars does she have?"
transfer
v. move from one place to another; "transfer the data"; "transmit the news"; "transfer the patient to another hospital"
stunt
v. perform a stunt or stunts
regularise, govern, order, regularize, regulate
v. bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations; "We cannot regulate the way people dress"; "This town likes to regulate"
bear, carry, hold
v. support or hold in a certain manner; "She holds her head high"; "He carried himself upright"
feature, have
v. have as a feature; "This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France"
feature, have
v. have as a feature; "This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France"
possess
v. have as an attribute, knowledge, or skill; "he possesses great knowledge about the Middle East"
possess
v. have as an attribute, knowledge, or skill; "he possesses great knowledge about the Middle East"
cooccur, co-occur, coincide
v. go with, fall together
body forth, substantiate, embody, incarnate
v. represent in bodily form; "He embodies all that is evil wrong with the system"; "The painting substantiates the feelings of the artist"
fit, accommodate, suit
v. be agreeable or acceptable to; "This suits my needs"
carry
v. have on the surface or on the skin; "carry scars"
comply with, accede to, adhere to
v. be compatible or in accordance with

Synonyms (3)

hold, maintain, keep
v. keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"; "hold in place"; "She always held herself as a lady"; "The students keep me on my toes"

Antonyms (4)

expand
v. make bigger or wider in size, volume, or quantity; "expand the house by adding another wing"
exclude
v. lack or fail to include; "The cost for the trip excludes food and beverages"
preserve, keep
v. maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger; "May God keep you"

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