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To put a person or animal in a place they cannot leave - synonyms or related words

shut in

to put a person or animal in a place that they cannot leave

imprison

verb

to put someone in a place and not let them out

confine

verb

to force someone to stay in a place and prevent them from leaving

pen in

to make it impossible for someone to get out of a place

lock in

to put someone in a room and lock the door so they cannot leave

shut away

to put someone in a place where they are kept apart from other people

trap

verb

to prevent someone from leaving a place, especially a dangerous place

restrict

verb

to physically limit or control the movement of something or someone

restrain

verb

to physically control the movements of a person or animal

quarantine

verb

to keep a person or animal in quarantine

nanodegree

a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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a stupid person

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hypocaust

an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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