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.
adj 1: subject to restriction or subjected to restriction; "of
restricted importance" [ant: unrestricted]
2: restricted in meaning; (as e.g. `man' in `a tall man') [syn:
3: curbed or regulated; "controlled emotions" [syn: controlled]
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