detain - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate detain

detain is hyphenated as de-tain

How to pronounce detain

detain is pronounced dɪ´tāɪn

Number of syllables in detain

The number of syllables in detain is 2

What part of speech in detain?

detain is a transitive verb

How common in the word detain?

detain is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does detain convey?

Has a sentiment score of -2 on a scale of -5 to +5

Words with similar spelling to detain

betain, detail, detrain, retain

List of anagrams of detain

adient, Danite, Taiden, Tandie

Lists containing detain

Words with similar spelling to betain
Words with similar spelling to detail
Words with similar spelling to detrain
Words with similar spelling to Petain
Words with similar spelling to retain
Synonyms of 'apprehend'
Synonyms of 'arrest'
Synonyms of 'backwater'
Synonyms of 'Block'
Synonyms of 'brake'
Synonyms of 'bust'
Synonyms of 'buttonhole'
Synonyms of 'cage'
Synonyms of 'check'
Synonyms of 'cloister'
Synonyms of 'confine'
Synonyms of 'constrain'
Synonyms of 'Coop'
Synonyms of 'cork'
Synonyms of 'crib'
Synonyms of 'curb'
Synonyms of 'Dam'
Synonyms of 'damp'
Synonyms of 'dampen'
Synonyms of 'defer'
Synonyms of 'delay'
Synonyms of 'drag'
Synonyms of 'enclose'
List of anagrams of Danite
List of anagrams of adient
Common Verb Collocations of arrested
Common Verb Collocations of attracting
Common Verb Collocations of belligerent
Common Verb Collocations of custody
Common Verb Collocations of diplomat
Common Verb Collocations of embarking
Common Verb Collocations of forcibly
Common Verb Collocations of fixes
Common Verb Collocations of gaol
Common Verb Collocations of guardianship
Common Verb Collocations of imprisoned
Common Verb Collocations of interrogated
Common Verb Collocations of illegally
Common Verb Collocations of injuring
Common Verb Collocations of juveniles
Common Verb Collocations of justiciary
Common Verb Collocations of laden
Common Verb Collocations of lunatic
Common Verb Collocations of lodged
Common Verb Collocations of lured
Common Verb Collocations of lieutenants
Common Verb Collocations of ladyship
Common Verb Collocations of lawfully
Common Verb Collocations of occupants
Common Verb Collocations of quicksands
Common Verb Collocations of searched
Common Verb Collocations of sickness
Common Noun Collocations of threatens
Common Verb Collocations of unexpectedly
Common Verb Collocations of unnecessarily
Common Verb Collocations of unjustly
Common Verb Collocations of unreasonably
Common Verb Collocations of unavoidably