1. bridle, headgear

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

2. bridle, check, curb, restraint

usage: the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess; "his common sense is a bridle to his quick temper"


1. bridle, anger, see red

usage: anger or take offense; "She bridled at his suggestion to elope"

2. bridle, restrain, encumber, cumber, constrain

usage: put a bridle on; "bridle horses"

3. bridle, answer, reply, respond

usage: respond to the reins, as of horses

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