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Synonyms for restrain

Synonyms for (verb) restrain

Synonyms: restrain, restrict, confine, bound, limit, trammel, throttle Definition: place limits on (extent or access) Usage: restrict the use of this parking lot; limit the time you can spend with your friends

Similar words: contain, control, curb, hold, hold in, check, moderate Definition: lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits Usage: moderate your alcohol intake; hold your tongue; hold your temper; control your anger

Synonyms: cumber, constrain, restrain, encumber Definition: hold back

Similar words: restrain, restrict, confine, bound, limit, trammel, throttle Definition: place limits on (extent or access) Usage: restrict the use of this parking lot; limit the time you can spend with your friends

Synonyms: hold, confine, restrain Definition: to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement Usage: 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

Similar words: incapacitate, disable, disenable Definition: make unable to perform a certain action Usage: disable this command on your computer

Synonyms: restrain, intimidate Definition: to compel or deter by or as if by threats

Similar words: discourage Definition: deprive of courage or hope; take away hope from; cause to feel discouraged

Synonyms: keep, keep back, restrain, hold back Definition: keep under control; keep in check Usage: suppress a smile; Keep your temper; keep your cool

Similar words: inhibit, suppress, bottle up Definition: control and refrain from showing; of emotions, desires, impulses, or behavior