Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of RESTRICT

Pronunciation:  ri'strikt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  make more specific; "qualify these remarks"
  2. [v]  place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends"
  3. [v]  place restrictions on; "curtail drinking in school"
  4. [v]  place under restrictions; limit access to; "This substance is controlled"
 

RESTRICT is a 8 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: bound, confine, curtail, cut back, limit, qualify, restrain, throttle, trammel
 
 Antonyms: derestrict
 
 See Also: baffle, check, check, circumscribe, clamp down, classify, constrain, contain, contain, control, control, crack down, cramp, cumber, curb, curb, draw a line, draw the line, encumber, gate, halter, hamper, harness, hold, hold, hold in, hold in, immobilise, immobilize, inhibit, localise, localize, mark off, mark out, moderate, moderate, modify, reduce, regulate, rein, rule, scant, skimp, stiffen, strangle, taboo, tie, tighten, tighten up

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Re*strict"\, a. [L. restrictus, p. p. of restringere.
    See {Restrain}.]
    Restricted. [Obs.]
    
    
  2. \Re*strict"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Restricted}; p. pr.
    & vb. n. {Restricting}.]
    To restrain within bounds; to limit; to confine; as, to
    restrict worlds to a particular meaning; to restrict a
    patient to a certain diet.
    
    Syn: To limit; bound; circumscribe; restrain; repress; curb;
         coerce.
    
    
 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY