Re·strict a. Restricted. [Obs.]
Re·strict, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Restricted; p. pr. & vb. n. Restricting.] To restrain within bounds; to limit; to confine; as, to restrict worlds to a particular meaning; to restrict a patient to a certain diet.
Syn: -- To limit; bound; circumscribe; restrain; repress; curb; coerce.
v 1: place restrictions on; "curtail drinking in school" [syn: curtail,
curb, cut back]
2: place under restrictions; limit access to; "This substance
is controlled" [ant: derestrict]
3: place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of
this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your
friends" [syn: restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine,
4: make more specific; "qualify these remarks" [syn: qualify]