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constraining

see definition of constraining
  • verbforce; restrain
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Synonyms for constraining

verb force; restrain
  • bind
  • constrict
  • curb
  • hold down
  • inhibit
  • necessitate
  • stifle
  • ban
  • bar
  • bridle
  • chain
  • check
  • coerce
  • compel
  • concuss
  • confine
  • cork
  • deny
  • deprive
  • disallow
  • drive
  • hog-tie
  • immure
  • impel
  • imprison
  • incarcerate
  • intern
  • jail
  • make
  • oblige
  • pressure
  • pressurize
  • urge
  • withhold
  • bottle up
  • cool off
  • hem in
  • hold back
  • hold in
  • keep lid on
  • put half nelson on
  • shotgun

Antonyms for constraining

  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • encourage
  • free
  • help
  • loosen
  • release
  • delay
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • halt
  • indulge
  • leave alone
  • let go
  • liberate
  • permit
  • repress
  • stop
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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