Thesaurus for restrain
Definition of restrain
- (v): place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends"
- (v): hold back
- (v): to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement; "This holds the local until the express passengers change trains"; "About a dozen animals were held inside the stockade"; "The illegal immigrants were held at a detention center"; "The terrorists h
- (v): to compel or deter by or as if by threats
- (v): keep under control; keep in check; "suppress a smile"; "Keep your temper"; "keep your cool"