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restrain (v):
place limits on (extent or access)
Samples
restrict the use of this parking lot.
limit the time you can spend with your friends

Related Words: boundlimitrestricttrammel
restrain (v):
hold back
restrain (v):
to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement
Samples
This holds the local until the express passengers change trains.
About a dozen animals were held inside the stockade.
The illegal immigrants were held at a detention center.
The terrorists held the journalists for ransom

Related Words: hold
restrain (v):
to compel or deter by or as if by threats
Related Words: intimidate
restrain (v):
keep under control; keep in check
Samples
suppress a smile.
Keep your temper.
keep your cool
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