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restrain (v)
Definition: to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement
Example: 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.
Definition: to close within bounds, or otherwise limit or deprive of free movement
Example: 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.
restrain (v)
Definition: hold back
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Definition: restrict (someone or something) so as to make free movement difficult
restrain (v)
Definition: place limits on (extent or access)
Example: restrict the use of this parking lot. limit the time you can spend with your friends.
Definition: place limits on (extent or amount or access)
Example: restrict the use of this parking lot. limit the time you can spend with your friends.
restrain (v)
Definition: keep under control
Example: suppress a smile. Keep your temper. keep your cool.
Definition: prevent the action or expression of
Example: hold back your anger. keep your cool. she struggled to restrain her impatience at the delays.
restrain (v)
Definition: to compel or deter by or as if by threats
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Definition: to compel or deter by or as if by threats