corralled corralled  /kə ˈræld/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a pen for cattle
  2. (v) enclose in a corral
  3. (v) arrange wagons so that they form a corral
  4. (v) collect or gather

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. A similar multistate raid in February corralled about 90 members of a rival motorcycle gang, the Bandidos, on drug and weapons charges.
  2. Everybody is worried about smoke inhalation; they are all corralled in the northwest corner of the floor because it has the least smoke.
  3. She corralled 75 private firms to conduct studies of Atlantas budgetary, infrastructure and homeless problems and perform a massive audit of the city governmentpro bono.

News

  1. Crews douse fire north of Unity

    Forest Service firefighters corralled a 4-acre fire Sunday evening near the Skyline Road about 10 miles north of Unity. The blaze was human-caused, but an investigator has not pinpointed a precise cause, said Willy Crippen, fire management officer for the Burnt-Powder Fire Zone.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Bakercityherald.com

  2. 2 elusive shoplifters from Monroe Co. corralled by cops in Northampton Co., police say

    Two shoplifting suspects from Monroe County escaped from police when they were detained at an electronics store in Northampton County, but officers finally corralled both of them, officials said. Crystal Johnson and Denisha P. Robbins were taken into custody at the Best Buy store at 4413 Birkland Place, Bethlehem Township, Northampton Co., at about 5:15 p.m. Thursday, after a store employee ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey

Quotes

  1. "We had them corralled up and the kid (Solomon) got behind us on a little vertical route," Wisconsin defensive coordinator Bret Bielema said.
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Bret Bielema Source: Gazette Online (blog)

  2. "It was a situation there where a play needed to be made," Holt said. "Marc put it up. (Safety Kenny) Phillips did a good job for the Giants. My eyes never left the ball. I did the best I could to come down with it. Once I had corralled it, I...
    on Sep 19, 2008 By: Torry Holt Source: International Herald Tribune

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