1. restrictive

adjective. ['riːˈstrɪktɪv'] serving to restrict.


  • constrictive
  • constraining
  • regulatory
  • sumptuary
  • inhibitory
  • suppressive
  • restricting
  • confining
  • repressing
  • repressive
  • limiting


  • unconfined
  • permissive
  • offensive
  • tough

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Words that Rhyme with Restrictive

  • vindictive
  • predictive
  • addictive

Example sentences of the word restrictive

1. Adjective
For deposit only is a restrictive endorsement placed on the back of a check to prevent its unauthorized use.

Quotes containing the word restrictive

1. Bring the mind into sharp focus and make it alert so that it can immediately intuit truth, which is everywhere. The mind must be emancipated from old habits, prejudices, restrictive thought processes and even ordinary thought itself.
- Bruce Lee, Tao of Jeet Kune Do

2. restrictive

adjective. ['riːˈstrɪktɪv'] (of tariff) protective of national interests by restricting imports.


  • wide