Lincoln emancipated the slaves from their bondage.
The employees are not bound to keep working at the factory after work.
vt.抑制 (restrain, stop)
Raising interest rate is commonly used as a tool to check inflation.
vt.划界限；限制 (encompass, encircle)
The moves you can make in a chess game are circum scribed by the rules o f the game.
BUI confined his dog to the house all day.
vt.抑制 (check, control)
In the 1970s, many governments, efforts to curb inflation were unsuccessful.
Thoughts of his parents' anger served as a strong deterrent when Mike considered misbehaving.
vt.束缚，羁绊 (restrict, inhibit)
I hate to be fettered by rules and regulations.
I managed to hold my anger in leash.
vt.压制 (quash, suppress)
The army quelled the rebellion.
vt.限制 (restrict, limit)
The alcoholic tried his best to restrain himself from alcohol.
He restricted himself to two cigarettes a day.