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keep the lid on

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  • as inlimit
  • as ingag
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Synonyms for keep the lid on

verb confine, restrict
  • bar
  • curb
  • define
  • hinder
  • inhibit
  • lessen
  • narrow
  • reduce
  • set
  • specify
  • appoint
  • assign
  • bound
  • cap
  • check
  • circumscribe
  • constrict
  • contract
  • cork
  • cramp
  • delimit
  • delimitate
  • demarcate
  • fix
  • prescribe
  • ration
  • restrain
  • bottle up
  • draw the line
  • hem in
  • keep the lid on

Antonyms for keep the lid on

  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • encourage
  • expand
  • extend
  • help
  • increase
  • permit
  • raise
  • strengthen
  • free
  • let go
  • liberate
  • open
  • release
  • unbound
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to keep the lid on

gag

verb. silence, stop up

gagged

verb. silence, stop up

gagging

verb. silence, stop up

limit

verb. confine, restrict

limiting

verb. confine, restrict

limits

verb. confine, restrict
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.