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  • restrain — verb 1》 prevent from doing something; keep within limits.     ↘deprive of freedom of movement or personal liberty. 2》 repress (a strong emotion). Derivatives restrainable adjective restrainer noun restraining adjective Origin ME: from OFr.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • restrict — verb 1》 put a limit on; keep under control. 2》 deprive of freedom of movement or action. Origin C16 (earlier (ME) as restriction): from L. restrict , restringere (see restrain) …   English new terms dictionary

  • constrict — ► VERB 1) make or become narrower, especially by encircling pressure; tighten. 2) deprive of freedom of movement. DERIVATIVES constriction noun constrictive adjective. ORIGIN from Latin constringere bind tightly together …   English terms dictionary

  • constriction — constrict ► VERB 1) make or become narrower, especially by encircling pressure; tighten. 2) deprive of freedom of movement. DERIVATIVES constriction noun constrictive adjective. ORIGIN from Latin constringere bind tightly together …   English terms dictionary

  • constrictive — constrict ► VERB 1) make or become narrower, especially by encircling pressure; tighten. 2) deprive of freedom of movement. DERIVATIVES constriction noun constrictive adjective. ORIGIN from Latin constringere bind tightly together …   English terms dictionary

  • restrain — ► VERB 1) keep under control or within limits. 2) deprive of freedom of movement or personal liberty. 3) repress (a strong emotion). DERIVATIVES restrainable adjective restrainer noun. ORIGIN Latin restringere tie back …   English terms dictionary

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