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restrainer

See definition of restrainer on Dictionary.com
  • as incheck
  • as incurb

synonyms for restrainer

  • control
  • blow
  • constraint
  • curb
  • damper
  • disappointment
  • frustration
  • grunt
  • harness
  • holdup
  • impediment
  • inhibition
  • limitation
  • obstruction
  • rebuff
  • rejection
  • reversal
  • reverse
  • setback
  • stoppage
  • trouble

antonyms for restrainer

MOST RELEVANT
  • advantage
  • aid
  • allowance
  • approval
  • assistance
  • blessing
  • boost
  • encouragement
  • facilitation
  • freedom
  • help
  • success
  • support
  • indulgence
  • liberation
  • permission
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How to use restrainer in a sentence

The development is extremely slow, without any tendency to fog; thus the addition of a restrainer should be avoided.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 467, DECEMBER 13, 1884VARIOUS
The non-restrainer is within his right when he practises the system carried to its extremest lengths.
CHAPTERS IN THE HISTORY OF THE INSANE IN THE BRITISH ISLESDANIEL HACK TUKE
The bromide is a restrainer, and to a certain extent will correct over-exposure.
PHOTOGRAPHY IN THE STUDIO AND IN THE FIELDEDWARD M. ESTABROOKE
The restrainer has been withdrawn, and the beast has stepped forth in the plenitude of his power.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE BOOK OF REVELATIONWILLIAM MILLIGAN
For he was zealous, and yet not wanting in knowledge, the restrainer of zeal.
ST. BERNARD OF CLAIRVAUX'S LIFE OF ST. MALACHY OF ARMAGHH. J. LAWLOR
He was best known for his tannin process and alkaline developer, with a bromide solution as a restrainer.
THE EVOLUTION OF PHOTOGRAPHY JOHN WERGE
Thus the typical restrainer or devil is the priest, the typical man of passion or energy is the artist.
WILLIAM BLAKECHARLES GARDNER
That restrainer of creatures, the worshipful Yama, had gone away.
THE MAHABHARATA OF KRISHNA-DWAIPAYANA VYASA BK. 3 PT. 2TRANSLATED BY KISARI MOHAN GANGULI
What self-willed one would desire a mighty lord as his ruler and restrainer?
THE KATH SARIT SGARASOMADEVA BHATTA
The bromide is called a restrainer, as it makes the development of the image proceed more slowly.
HARPER'S ROUND TABLE, JULY 23, 1895VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO RESTRAINER

  • blow
  • constraint
  • control
  • curb
  • damper
  • disappointment
  • frustration
  • grunt
  • harness
  • holdup
  • impediment
  • inhibition
  • limitation
  • obstruction
  • rebuff
  • rejection
  • restrainer
  • reversal
  • reverse
  • setback
  • stoppage
  • trouble
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.