- Word Builder, Word Parts
|part of speech:
||restricted, restricting, restricts
||to keep within limits; set bounds to; confine.
The university restricts the number of students who may have cars on campus.Can we restrict our discussion to one topic this evening?The captain restricted him to his quarters.
- bound, circumscribe, confine, delimit, limit
- similar words:
- condition, constrain, constrict, contain, control, cramp, curb, define, demarcate, determine, hem in, hold, immure, muzzle, narrow, pinch, qualify, restrain, tie, trammel
||bar, bind, bound, bridle, cabin, cage, chain, classify, close, embargo, fasten, ground, inhibit, number, obstruct, ration, scant, shackle, shut, slow, stifle
The word restrict
contains the following part:
strict, string, strain
that means bind, tighten