Synonyms for restrict

Grammar : Verb
Spell : ri-strikt
Phonetic Transcription : rɪˈstrɪkt

Top 10 synonyms for restrict Other synonyms for the word restrict

Définition of restrict

Origin :
  • 1530s, from Latin restrictus, past participle of restringere (see restriction). Regarded 18c. as a Scottishism. Related: Restricted; restricting.
  • verb confine, limit situation or ability to participate
Example sentences :
  • Restrict yourself to a pint of claret, and that of the lightest, for the future.
  • Extract from : « The Strand Magazine, Volume V, Issue 25, January 1893 » by Various
  • The lines that follow seem to restrict it here to the latter sense.
  • Extract from : « Y Gododin » by Aneurin
  • If I find you abuse the privilege, I shall have to restrict you.
  • Extract from : « Rollo in Paris » by Jacob Abbott
  • Steps have already been taken to restrict the imports of luxuries.
  • Extract from : « Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, February 23, 1916 » by Various
  • And we shall, further, have to restrict ourselves in the main to our exports.
  • Extract from : « Up To Date Business » by Various
  • In his later essays we are taught that he does not mean to restrict it to the Bible.
  • Extract from : « Fragments of science, V. 1-2 » by John Tyndall
  • The evil is not in the restriction; but in the fact that nothing can ever restrict the restriction.
  • Extract from : « What I Saw in America » by G. K. Chesterton
  • Must you restrict yourself to mere 'comfort and respectability'?
  • Extract from : « Daisy » by Elizabeth Wetherell
  • She might restrict my eatables, but I'd be hanged if I was going to have her meddle with my drinks.
  • Extract from : « Dream Days » by Kenneth Grahame
  • He distrusted power and naturally sought to restrict its exercise.
  • Extract from : « Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 4 of 8 » by Various

Antonyms for restrict

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