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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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The rabbit should be held close against the restrainer's body, with the rabbit's rear toward the restrainer.
These rats were also exposed to acute immobilization stress in a mesh wire restrainer for 6 hours, after one month of antioxidant supplemented diet.
Briefly, conscious rats were placed in a restrainer on a warming pad and allowed to rest inside the cage for 15min before blood pressure measurements were taken.
Many retrofits involve hinge seat extensions, which enlarge the size of the hinges that connect sections of bridge decks, or installation of a restrainer to link superstructures (decks) together and help prevent them from separating during severe ground movement.
We kept the animals in a restrainer during image acquisition to avoid motion artifacts.
The mouse will attempt to run away, become stretched out, and allow the restrainer to collect it up in the other hand with a scruff.
Formalin injections were given to each rat while it was confined in a rat restrainer that was located in a designated injection area which was separate from the housing and testing rooms.
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.
The owner should be requested not to hand the bird to the restrainer, but allow the restrainer to safely catch up the bird.