Synonyms of bridle in English:

bridle


See definition of bridle

noun

1‘put a bridle on her tongue’

SYNONYMS

curb, check, restraint, control


verb

1‘she bridled at his tone’

SYNONYMS

bristle, be indignant, become indignant, take offence, take umbrage, be affronted, be offended, get angry, draw oneself up, feel one's hackles rise

2‘he bridled his indignation’

SYNONYMS

curb, restrain, hold back, bite back, control, keep control of, keep in check, check, keep a tight rein on, rein back, rein in

govern, master, repress, suppress, subdue, stifle

informal keep a lid on, keep the lid on