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1. restrict

verb. ['riːˈstrɪkt'] place restrictions on.

Synonyms

  • curb
  • limit
  • immobilize
  • confine
  • abridge
  • cut back
  • circumscribe
  • curtail

Antonyms

  • advantage
  • enable
  • encourage
  • immoderation

Etymology

  • restrictus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Restrict

  • contradict
  • constrict
  • handpicked
  • conflict
  • predict
  • inflict
  • convict
  • depict
  • afflict
  • tricked
  • sticht
  • slicked
  • schlict
  • schlicht
  • pricked
  • evict
  • clicked
  • addict
  • ticked
  • picked
  • picht
  • nicked
  • licked
  • licht
  • kicked

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2. restrict

verb. ['riːˈstrɪkt'] place under restrictions; limit access to.

Synonyms

  • hold in
  • contain
  • control
  • curb
  • localise
  • check
  • localize
  • scant
  • skimp
  • moderate
  • taboo
  • hold

Antonyms

  • declassify
  • intemperate
  • immoderate
  • intense

Etymology

  • restrictus (Latin)

3. restrict

verb. ['riːˈstrɪkt'] place limits on (extent or access).

Synonyms

  • clamp down
  • cramp
  • control
  • cumber
  • hamper
  • restrain
  • moderate
  • gate
  • tie
  • baffle
  • contain
  • mark off
  • draw the line
  • tighten
  • hold
  • throttle
  • bound
  • hold in
  • strangle
  • check
  • trammel
  • confine
  • halter
  • reduce
  • crack down
  • regulate
  • harness
  • mark out
  • limit
  • constrain
  • tighten up
  • draw a line
  • stiffen
  • encumber
  • inhibit
  • rein
  • rule

Antonyms

  • unrestraint
  • indiscipline
  • intemperance
  • unskillfulness

Etymology

  • restrictus (Latin)

4. restrict

verb. ['riːˈstrɪkt'] make more specific.

Synonyms

  • qualify

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • restrictus (Latin)
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