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restrain

verb arrest, bar, bind, blockade, bridle, call a halt, check, confine, constrain, contain, control, cramp, curb, curtail, debar, delimit, deprive of liberty, detain, deter, disallow, discountenance, enchain, enclose, enjoin, fasten, fetter, forbid, govern, hamper, handcuff, handicap, harness, hinder, hold, hold back, hold in check, hold in custody, immure, imprison, incarcerate, inhibit, interdict, jail, keep, keep under control, keep within bounds, limit, lock up, manacle, moderate, obstruct, oppose, prevent, prohibit, proscribe, quell, repress, reprimere, restrict, retinere, shackle, stifle, stop, subdue, subjugate, suppress, take into custody, take prisoner, tenere, tie, trammel, vanquish, wall in, withhold
Associated concepts: restraining order, restraining statute
Foreign phrases: Exempla illustrant non restrigunt legem.Examples illustrate, but do not restrain, the law.
See also: adjourn, allay, apprehend, arrest, balk, ban, bar, block, border, bound, cancel, capture, censor, check, clog, commit, condemn, confine, constrain, constrict, continue, control, curb, debar, delay, deter, diminish, discipline, discourage, disqualify, enclose, enjoin, estop, fetter, foil, forbear, forbid, govern, halt, hamper, hinder, hold up, immure, impede, imprison, inhibit, interdict, jail, limit, lock, mitigate, moderate, mollify, obstruct, occlude, police, preclude, prevent, prohibit, proscribe, repress, restrict, rule, stay, stem, stifle, stop, strangle, subdue, subjugate, suppress, thwart, toll, trammel, withhold
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I opened the car windows so Lady would not be too hot and I put her on a restrainer lead, so she could wander round the back of the car but couldn't climb out.
Dams assigned to stress groups were placed in restraining devices (IITC restrainer model 81 for rodents 250-400 g; 63 mm; 2.
During that period, they were trained every second day to remain calm in a restrainer, which was later used to keep them still during BP measurements.
The rabbits of the experimental group were relaxed in a restrainer by injection of one-half dose of anesthetized drugs during laser irradiation.
1990) the stress consisted of restraining rat in overnight fasting state in a restrainer (creating emotional anxiety stress) and exposing it to 428 mm Hg atmospheric pressure in a decompression chamber and cooled to 5 [degrees]C.
Afterward, the animals were immobilized with a restrainer device and then stimulated for 1 hour.
The seat belt restrainer could shatter in a crash if it was resting against the frame of the child's seat.
March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Rogelio Stone's new book, The Restrainer ($13.
The main growth restrainers are high prices of raw materials and lack of manufacturing knowledge as there are a number of manufacturers that still do not trust this material.
These retrofitting measures include restrainers, steel and concrete jackets, as well as fiber-reinforced polymer jackets for sheer strengthening and ductility enhancement of columns.
Not until Posen joined the cause with Restraint did the restrainers get a defining treatise.