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restrict

re·strict

restrict

 
pronunciation:
rih strIkt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: restricted, restricting, restricts
definition: to keep within limits.
His parents restricted him to his room.The camp restricts the kind of toys that children can bring to camp.
 
synonyms:
bound, confine, limit
similar words:
condition, constrict, contain, control, cramp, curb, define, hem in, hold, muzzle, pinch, qualify, restrain
Word Builder: restrict +
  • restricted:
    kept within specific limits; not open to everyone.
Word Parts
The word restrict contains the following part:
strict, string, strain Latin root that means bind, tighten