Synonyms for (noun) bridle

Synonyms: curb, check, bridle

Definition: the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess

Usage: his common sense is a bridle to his quick temper

Similar words: restraint

Definition: the act of controlling by restraining someone or something

Usage: the unlawful restraint of trade


Synonyms: bridle

Definition: headgear for a horse; includes a headstall and bit and reins to give the rider or driver control

Similar words: headgear

Definition: stable gear consisting of any part of a harness that fits about the horse's head

Synonyms for (verb) bridle

Synonyms: bridle

Definition: respond to the reins, as of horses

Similar words: answer, reply, respond

Definition: react verbally

Usage: She didn't want to answer; answer the question; We answered that we would accept the invitation


Synonyms: bridle

Definition: put a bridle on

Usage: bridle horses

Similar words: cumber, constrain, restrain, encumber

Definition: hold back


Synonyms: bridle

Definition: anger or take offense

Usage: She bridled at his suggestion to elope

Similar words: anger, see red

Definition: become angry

Usage: He angers easily