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constrict(Compress), verb abbreviate, abridge, astringe, bind, capsulize, cause to contract, clench, coarct, compact, concentrate, condense, consolidate, constringe, contract, cram, cramp, crowd, crush, draw tooether, make brief, make dense, make smaller, narrow, pack tightly, pinch, press, press together, ram, reduce, reduce volume, restrict in area, shorten, shrink, squeeze, telescope, tighten
constrict(Inhibit), verb arrest, astrict, barricade, be an impediment, be an obstacle, block, check, choke, close, constrain, control, curb, dam, delay, detain, deter, estop, fetter, foil, frustrate, halt, hamper, handicap, hinder, hold back, impede, interfere, keep, keep back, limit, obstruct, occlude, rein in, repress, restrain, restrict, retard, set back, set limitations, set limits, slow, stall, staunch, stay, stem, stifle, stop, strangulate, stymie, suppress, thwart, tie up, withhold
See also: attenuate, block, clog, concentrate, consolidate, decrease, deter, limit