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1. constraint

noun. ['kənˈstreɪnt'] the act of constraining; the threat or use of force to control the thoughts or behavior of others.

Synonyms

  • restriction
  • confinement

Antonyms

  • advantage
  • untie
  • detach

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Rhymes with Constraint

  • restraint
  • jonassaint
  • complaint
  • repaint
  • acquaint
  • quaint
  • taint
  • saint
  • paint
  • feint
  • faint
  • ain't

Sentences with constraint


1. Noun, singular or mass
A key constraint for marketers is the ability to get the product into the hands of the target consumer.

2. Adjective
Traditionally, Muslim funerals occur soon after death, a time constraint American cemeteries can find difficult to accommodate.

Quotes about constraint


1. Art in Nature is rhythmic and has a horror of constraint.
- Robert Delaunay

2. constraint

noun. ['kənˈstreɪnt'] a device that retards something's motion.

Synonyms

  • drogue
  • skid
  • hamper
  • brake shoe
  • band
  • brake pad
  • safety harness
  • fastener
  • air bag
  • sea anchor
  • fixing
  • restraint
  • holdfast
  • ignition lock
  • life belt
  • arrester hook
  • device
  • fastening
  • airbrake
  • bond
  • trammel
  • lead
  • chain
  • dive brake
  • stop
  • safety belt
  • gag
  • arrester
  • tether
  • lock
  • shoe
  • muzzle
  • leash
  • catch
  • brake

Antonyms

  • indiscipline
  • intemperance
  • secured bond
  • unsecured bond

3. constraint

noun. ['kənˈstreɪnt'] the state of being physically constrained.

Synonyms

  • cage
  • confinement

Antonyms

  • unconnectedness
  • stay in place
  • follow
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