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To limit someone's freedom to act

limit

verb

to reduce or control someone’s freedom to do what they want or someone’s ability to be effective

tie down

to stop someone from being free to do what they want

control

verb

to make people behave in the way that you want them to behave

hamper

verb

to limit someone’s freedom to move

fence in

to limit someone’s freedom

constrain

verb

to limit someone’s freedom to do what they want

pen in

to make someone feel that they cannot escape from a situation

bind

verb

to limit what someone is allowed to do by making them obey a rule or agreement

infringe

verb

to limit or reduce someone’s legal rights or freedom

fetter

verb

to limit someone’s freedom to do what they want

the deep web

a part of the Internet that cannot be accessed with conventional browsers or search tools, often used for illegal activity

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digital hermit

a person who avoids using modern technologies like e-mail or the Internet

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