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Adjective: restricting  ri'strik-ting
  1. Restricting the scope or freedom of action
    - confining, constraining, constrictive, limiting
Verb: restrict  ri'strikt
  1. Place restrictions on
    "restrict drinking in school";
    - curtail, curb, cut back
     
  2. Place under restrictions; limit access to by law
    "that area is restricted to security personnel only";
    - control
     
  3. Place limits on (extent, amount or access)
    "restrict the use of this parking lot";
    - trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle
     
  4. Prevent (information) from being circulated or disclosed

See also: restrictive

Type of: circumscribe, confine to, keep, limit, prevent

Antonym: derestrict

Encyclopedia: Restrict