- 1. modification, qualifying, limiting, grammatical relation
- usage: the grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning of the phrase
- 1. restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle, control, hold in, hold, contain, check, curb, moderate
- usage: place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends"
- 2. limit, circumscribe, confine, decrease, lessen, minify
- usage: restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"
- 3. specify, set, determine, define, fix, limit, choose, take, select, pick out
- usage: decide upon or fix definitely; "fix the variables"; "specify the parameters"
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- 1. confining, constraining, constrictive, limiting, restricting, restrictive (vs. unrestrictive)
- usage: restricting the scope or freedom of action
- 2. limiting, restrictive (vs. unrestrictive)
- usage: strictly limiting the reference of a modified word or phrase; "the restrictive clause in `Each made a list of the books that had influenced him' limits the books on the list to only those particular ones defined by the clause"
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