What is another word for detain?

300 synonyms found


[ d_ɪ_t_ˈeɪ_n], [ dɪtˈe͡ɪn], [ dɪtˈe‍ɪn]

Synonyms for Detain:

hinder (verb) restrain (verb) Other synonyms:

Rhymes for Detain:

  1. contain, humane, champaign, wane, chain, slain, paine, champagne, domain, champlain, bahrain, plane, urbane, romain, vane, rogaine, reign, constrain, butane, insane, retain, mundane, disdain, spain, cane, sane, pertain, train, plain, obtain, jain, twain, sustain, fain, vein, arcane, vain, wain, maintain, pain, restrain, ordain, gain, profane, complain, preordain, ingrain, mane, swain, drain, germane, deign, wayne, maine, cocaine, remain, romaine, bane, inane, refrain, pane, crane, lorraine, ukraine, main, sprain, grain, campaign, rain, strain, regain, explain, rein, hussein, feign, attain, arraign, stain, brain;
  2. amain, again, abstain;
  3. entertain, aquitaine, inhumane, ascertain;
  4. legerdemain;

Quotes for Detain:

  1. On recovering my senses, I hastened to quit a place where I hoped there was nothing further to detain me. I first filled my pockets with gold, then fastened the strings of the purse round my neck, and concealed it in my bosom. Adelbert von Chamisso.
  2. Are we going to go out and arrest and detain and deport 11 million people? Nobody would argue that that is what we are going to do, because we have never demonstrated the political will to do that, nor have we ever committed the requisite resources to do that. Luis Gutierrez.
  3. People who reach the top of the tree are only those who haven't got the qualifications to detain them at the bottom. Peter Ustinov.