- to bind or hold with chains; fetter
- to hold fast; captivate
Origin of enchainMiddle English encheinen from Old French enchainer: see en- and chain
transitive verben·chained, en·chain·ing, en·chains
To bind with or as if with chains.
(third-person singular simple present enchains, present participle enchaining, simple past and past participle enchained)
en- + chain