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  Definition of restraint
  1. the of act controlling by restraining someone or something; "the unlawful restraint of trade"
  2. a device that retards something''s motion; "the car did not have proper restraints fitted"
  3. lack of ornamentation; "the room was simply decorated with great restraint"
  4. discipline in personal and social activities; "he was a model of polite restraint"; "she never lost control of herself"
  5. a rule or condition that limits freedom; "legal restraints"; "restraints imposed on imports"
  6. the state of being physically constrained; "dogs should be kept under restraint"
Similar Words: constraint, chasteness, simplicity, control

 

Hyponyms: collar, leash, damper, bridle, check, curb, immobilization, immobilisation, immobilizing, confinement, containment, suppression, curtailment, restraint of trade, restriction, air bag, airbrake, dive brake, arrester, arrester hook, band, brake, brake pads, brake shoe, shoe, skid, catch, stop, chain, fastener, fastening, holdfast, fixing, gag, muzzle, tether, lead, lock, ignition lock, safety belt, life belt, safety harness, sea anchor, drogue, shackle, bond, hamper, trammel, trammels, self-restraint, temperateness, temperance, moderation, inhibition, continence, floodgate, cage

 

Derivational Morphology: restrain, suppress, keep, keep back, hold back, confine, hold

 

Anagrams: Sterninae, train set, transient, reinstate, resistant

 

 
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