Definition of Restrain

  • (v. t.) To draw back again; to hold back from acting, proceeding, or advancing, either by physical or moral force, or by any interposing obstacle; to repress or suppress; to keep down; to curb.
  • (v. t.) To draw back toghtly, as a rein.
  • (v. t.) To hinder from unlimited enjoiment; to abridge.
  • (v. t.) To limit; to confine; to restrict.
  • (v. t.) To withhold; to forbear.

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