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Meaning of RESTRICT

Pronunciation:  ri'strikt

WordNet Dictionary
  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
  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;