Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To bind with or as with a chain; confine.

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Usage examples "enchain":

  1. Her thoughts seemed to enchain the power of speech. - "The Mynns' Mystery", George Manville Fenn.
  2. Why do we enchain the furious madman? - "Lectures on the true, the beautiful and the good", Victor Cousin.
  3. Upon this vast expanse there were no details to enchain attention, blocking the rhythm of the eye; no points of interest stood up, as in mere 'scenery, ' to fasten feeling to a limited area. - "The Promise of Air", Algernon Blackwood.