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Noun
The state of being a slave or completely subject to someone more powerful
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Ropes, chains, or other restraints used to hold someone prisoner
“I followed him into the room and he yanked a chain hanging from the ceiling.”
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The ropes, chains, etc., that support the masts and spars of a sailing vessel
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A barrier, railing, or other upright structure, typically of wood or wire, enclosing an area of ground to prevent or control access or escape
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Deprivation or restriction of personal liberty or freedom of movement
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Plural for a sequence of items of the same type forming a line
“One hundred million years ago Tobago was in the Pacific, part of a chain of volcanic islands.”
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Plural for a group of hotels, restaurants, or shops owned by the same company
“The Corporation has a chain of 14 hotels in prime locations of Goa.”
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Plural for something that makes movement or progress difficult
“This community will grow and prosper only after it has thrown off the chains of ignorance and prejudice.”
Verb
Fasten or secure with a chain
“Once in place, the loadmasters had to chain the heavily armored vehicles securely to the floor.”
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To put or bring together so as to form a new and longer whole
“The prosecutor meticulously and brilliantly chained all the evidence together in his closing argument.”
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