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Synonyms of constraining

Verb


1. restrain, encumber, cumber, constrain, restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle

usage: hold back

2. stiffen, tighten, tighten up, constrain, restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle

usage: restrict; "Tighten the rules"; "stiffen the regulations"

Adjective


1. confining, constraining, constrictive, limiting, restricting, restrictive (vs. unrestrictive)

usage: restricting the scope or freedom of action

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