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Synonyms of restraint

Noun


1. restraint, control

usage: the act of controlling by restraining someone or something; "the unlawful restraint of trade"

2. restraint, control, discipline

usage: discipline in personal and social activities; "he was a model of polite restraint"; "she never lost control of herself"

3. constraint, restraint, confinement

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

4. restraint, restriction, limitation

usage: a rule or condition that limits freedom; "legal restraints"; "restraints imposed on imports"

5. chasteness, restraint, simplicity, simpleness, plainness

usage: lack of ornamentation; "the room was simply decorated with great restraint"

6. restraint, constraint, device

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

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