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Definitions and Synonyms of keep in line | Another word for keep in line | What is keep in line?

Definition 1: maintain influence over (others or oneself) skillfully, usually to one's advantage - [verb of emotion]

Samples where keep in line or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She manipulates her boss
  • She is a very controlling mother and doesn't let her children grow up
  • The teacher knew how to keep the class in line
  • she keeps in line

Synonyms for keep in line in the sense of this definition

(keep in line is a kind of ...) act together or towards others or with others

"He should interact more with his colleagues"

(... is a kind of keep in line ) to arouse hope, desire, or curiosity without satisfying them

"The advertisement is intended to tease the customers" "She has a way of teasing men with her flirtatious behavior"

(... is a kind of keep in line ) show and train

"The prize-winning poodle was handled by Mrs. Priscilla Prescott"

(... is a kind of keep in line ) gain favor with somebody by deliberate efforts

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