Definitions for clamp down

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word clamp down

Princeton's WordNet

  1. clamp down, crack down(verb)

    repress or suppress (something regarded as undesirable)

    "The police clamped down on illegal drugs"

Translation

Find a translation for the clamp down definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these clamp down definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"clamp down." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 30 Jul 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/clamp down>.

Are we missing a good definition for clamp down? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for clamp down:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.