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restraint

Overview of noun restraint

1. restraint -- (the act of controlling by restraining someone or something; "the unlawful restraint of trade")

2. restraint, control -- (discipline in personal and social activities; "he was a model of polite restraint"; "she never lost control of herself")

3. constraint, restraint -- (the state of being physically constrained; "dogs should be kept under restraint")

4. restraint -- (a rule or condition that limits freedom; "legal restraints"; "restraints imposed on imports")

5. chasteness, restraint, simplicity, simpleness -- (lack of ornamentation; "the room was simply decorated with great restraint")

6. restraint, constraint -- (a device that retards something's motion; "the car did not have proper restraints fitted")



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