Definition of "restrict" []

  • To keep or confine within limits. See Synonyms at limit. (verb-transitive)
  • To confine or keep within certain often specified limits or selected bounds (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved. (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "restrict" in a sentence
  • "It is for this reason that the 14th Amendment contained a penalty for any state that attempted to once again restrict the vote."
  • "Having the confidence to label myself built character, but having the courage not to let that label restrict me took wisdom and insight."
  • "Global real economy is still falling, and will in the long term restrict the overseas demand."