Definitions for: Clamp Down


[v] repress or suppress (something regarded as undesirable); "The police clamped down on illegal drugs"
[v] become more restrictive or repressive; impose strict controls on; "They are clamping down on under-age drinking now"
[v] get serious about enforcing a rule; "We have to clamp down and get tough on the dissidents"



Synonyms: crack down, get tough

See Also: apply, bound, confine, enforce, implement, keep down, limit, quash, reduce, repress, restrain, restrict, subdue, subjugate, throttle, trammel

Try our:
Scrabble Word Finder

Scrabble Cheat

Words With Friends Cheat

Hanging With Friends Cheat

Scramble With Friends Cheat

Ruzzle Cheat



Related Resources:
animals starting with o
animals begin with z