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Restrain

Re`strain´
v. t.1.To draw back again; to hold back from acting, proceeding, or advancing, either by physical or moral force, or by any interposing obstacle; to repress or suppress; to keep down; to curb.
[imp. & p. p. Restrained ; p. pr. & vb. n. Restraining.]
2.To draw back toghtly, as a rein.
3.To hinder from unlimited enjoiment; to abridge.
4.To limit; to confine; to restrict.
5.To withhold; to forbear.
Verb1.restrain - keep under control; keep in check; "suppress a smile"; "Keep your temper"; "keep your cool"
2.restrain - place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends"
3.restrain - to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement; "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"
Synonyms: hold, confine
4.restrain - hold back
5.restrain - to compel or deter by or as if by threats
Synonyms: intimidate
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