Definition: place restrictions on
Usage: curtail drinking in school
Definition: restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"
Definition: terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent
Usage: My speech was cut short; Personal freedom is curtailed in many countries
Similar words: shorten
Definition: make shorter than originally intended; reduce or retrench in length or duration
Usage: He shortened his trip due to illness