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synonyms for restricting

  • curb
  • decrease
  • define
  • diminish
  • hamper
  • impede
  • inhibit
  • narrow
  • reduce
  • regulate
  • restrain
  • shorten
  • bind
  • bound
  • chain
  • check
  • circumscribe
  • constrict
  • contain
  • contract
  • cramp
  • delimit
  • delimitate
  • demarcate
  • encircle
  • enclose
  • handicap
  • inclose
  • moderate
  • modify
  • qualify
  • shrink
  • surround
  • temper
  • tether
  • tie
  • bottle up
  • come down on
  • cool down
  • demark
  • hang up
  • hem in
  • hold back
  • hold down
  • keep within bounds
  • keep within limits
  • pin down
  • prelimit
  • put away
  • put on ice
  • send up
  • shut in
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antonyms for restricting

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  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • develop
  • encourage
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • extend
  • free
  • grow
  • help
  • increase
  • lengthen
  • raise
  • let go
  • liberate
  • loose
  • loosen
  • open
  • permit
  • release
  • stretch
  • unbind
  • unfasten
  • unloose
  • untie
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How to use restricting in a sentence

There is urgent need for the enactment of laws restricting the catch of salmon, as the industry is now seriously threatened.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
The Drapers might have realised that the time for restricting trade to the freemen of their company was past.
THE INFLUENCE AND DEVELOPMENT OF ENGLISH GILDSFRANCIS AIDEN HIBBERT
Enraged at the bare supposition, he made his will, restricting me from assisting one, or ever marrying the other.
THE MYSTERIOUS WANDERER, VOL. IIISOPHIA REEVE
The withdrawal of vast areas of supposed coal lands tends to increase price by restricting the area of possible supply.
PROCEEDINGS OF THE SECOND NATIONAL CONSERVATION CONGRESSVARIOUS
Is woman, in restricting herself to her sphere, thereby debarred from the pleasures of literature and art?
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VIIJOHN LORD
The former had the evil effect of restricting the progress of industry and hampering invention.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 4VARIOUS
These rules act as the frame affects the picture, circumscribing its irregularities, and restricting them to a certain area.
NEEDLEWORK AS ARTMARIAN ALFORD
One man gets liberty simply by restricting the liberty of others.
THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME I.LESLIE STEPHEN
Every day would be too taxing for K. and for me, since it would always have to be at the same hour, too wearisome and restricting.
THE LIFE OF LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN, VOLUME II (OF 3)ALEXANDER WHEELOCK THAYER
But the corporation has an infallible means of restricting extravagance in the emission of bills.
APPLETONS' POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY, APRIL 1900VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO RESTRICTING

  • akin
  • alike
  • associative
  • cliquish
  • close
  • insular
  • like
  • narrow
  • related
  • reserved
  • restricting
  • restrictive
  • sectarian
  • unfriendly
  • unreceptive
  • confining
  • restraining
  • restricting
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