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detener : detain (v.)
[ Etymology: Spanish: detener: detain ]

Derivatives of detener

v. (social)1. confine, detaindeprive of freedom; take into confinement.
~ keephold and prevent from leaving.; "The student was kept after school"
~ straitensqueeze together.
~ gaol, immure, imprison, incarcerate, jail, jug, put behind bars, lag, remand, put awaylock up or confine, in or as in a jail.; "The suspects were imprisoned without trial"; "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life"
~ interndeprive of freedom.; "During WW II, Japanese were interned in camps in the West"
~ bind overorder a defendant to be placed in custody pending the outcome of a proceedings against him or her.; "The defendant was bound over for trial"
~ imprisonconfine as if in a prison.; "His daughters are virtually imprisoned in their own house; he does not let them go out without a chaperone"
~ cage, cage inconfine in a cage.; "The animal was caged"
~ trap, pin downplace in a confining or embarrassing position.; "He was trapped in a difficult situation"
~ keep incause to stay indoors.
v. (change)2. delay, detain, staystop or halt.; "Please stay the bloodshed!"
~ retard, delay, checkslow the growth or development of.; "The brain damage will retard the child's language development"
v. (change)3. delay, detain, hold upcause to be slowed down or delayed.; "Traffic was delayed by the bad weather"; "she delayed the work that she didn't want to perform"
~ decelerate, slow, slow down, slow up, retardlose velocity; move more slowly.; "The car decelerated"
~ stonewallengage in delaying tactics or refuse to cooperate.; "The President stonewalled when he realized the plot was being uncovered by a journalist"
~ catchdelay or hold up; prevent from proceeding on schedule or as planned.; "I was caught in traffic and missed the meeting"
~ stalldeliberately delay an event or action.; "she doesn't want to write the report, so she is stalling"
~ buy timeact so as to delay an event or action in order to gain an advantage.