constrain[ kuhn-streyn ]SEE DEFINITION OF constrain
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONSTRAIN
I beg your pardon, but my brother; he shall not constrain me.
Would you profit by the authority you possess over her to constrain her will?
But only the vision of the Love that was willing to be broken for us can constrain us to be willing for that.
Masters were forbidden to constrain slaves to marry against their will.
The hand of the bat has become so modified as to constrain the bat to live in the air.
A transport of joy fills her bosom with emotions she has no power to constrain.
Christopher will have to conquer and constrain all these,—if he be able.
None did awake them, none did offer to constrain them to eat, drink, nor do any other thing.
For it is not in any man's power to constrain thee to transgress against him.
Where is the power to constrain them and to secure to the State its dues?
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CONSTRAIN
- bear down
- bear hard on
- bring pressure to bear upon
- pin down
- put screws to
- put squeeze on