enfetter

verb
en·​fet·​ter | \in-ˈfe-tər, en-\
enfettered; enfettering; enfetters

Definition of enfetter 

transitive verb

: to bind in fetters : enchain

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Synonyms & Antonyms for enfetter

Synonyms

bind, chain, enchain, fetter, gyve, handcuff, manacle, pinion, shackle, trammel

Antonyms

unbind, unfetter, unshackle

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Examples of enfetter in a Sentence

enfettered by debt, she was in no position to take early retirement

First Known Use of enfetter

1599, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of enfetter was in 1599

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