Synonyms of constraint


1. constraint, restraint, confinement

usage: the state of being physically constrained; "dogs should be kept under restraint"

2. restraint, constraint, device

usage: a device that retards something's motion; "the car did not have proper restraints fitted"

3. constraint, restriction, confinement

usage: the act of constraining; the threat or use of force to control the thoughts or behavior of others

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