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Verb: restrict  ri'strikt
  1. Place restrictions on
    "restrict drinking in school";
    - curtail, curb, cut back
  2. Place under restrictions; limit access to
  3. Place limits on (extent or access)
    "restrict the use of this parking lot";
    - restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle
  4. Make more specific
    "restrict these remarks";
    - qualify

Derived forms: restricting, restricted, restricts

Type of: check, circumscribe, confine, contain, control, curb, hold, hold in, limit, moderate, modify

Antonym: derestrict

Encyclopedia: Restrict