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box in

see definition of box in
  • as inprohibit
  • as insurround
  • as intrap
  • as incurb
  • as inenmesh
  • as inentrap
  • as inambush
  • as inhinder
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Synonyms for box in

verb make impossible; stop
  • ban
  • block
  • constrain
  • enjoin
  • forbid
  • freeze
  • halt
  • hinder
  • impede
  • inhibit
  • outlaw
  • preclude
  • prevent
  • proscribe
  • restrain
  • restrict
  • rule out
  • cool
  • cork
  • debar
  • disallow
  • forfend
  • hamper
  • interdict
  • kill
  • nix
  • obstruct
  • spike
  • stymie
  • taboo
  • veto
  • bottle up
  • box in
  • bring to screeching halt
  • gridlock
  • hang up
  • hold up
  • jam up
  • keep lid on
  • lock up
  • pass on
  • put a lock on
  • put a stopper in
  • put chill on
  • put down
  • put half nelson on
  • shut out
  • throw cold water on
  • tie up
  • zing

Antonyms for box in

  • advance
  • aid
  • allow
  • approve
  • assist
  • continue
  • facilitate
  • forward
  • free
  • help
  • include
  • let go
  • permit
  • push
  • release
  • support
  • encourage
  • promote
  • favor
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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