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synonyms for restrictions

  • check
  • condition
  • constraint
  • control
  • curb
  • regulation
  • restraint
  • rule
  • stipulation
  • stricture
  • brake
  • catch
  • circumscription
  • confinement
  • containment
  • contraction
  • cramp
  • custody
  • demarcation
  • glitch
  • handicap
  • hang-up
  • inhibition
  • limitation
  • limits
  • lock
  • qualification
  • reservation
  • stint
  • string
  • ball and chain
  • excess baggage
  • fine print
  • grain of salt
  • no-no
  • small difficulty
  • stumbling block

antonyms for restrictions

MOST RELEVANT
  • allowance
  • liberation
  • permission
  • advantage
  • freedom
  • help
  • enlargement
  • expansion
  • release
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How to use restrictions in a sentence

Even at the feasts where wine was permitted, its use was limited by cautious restrictions.
THE ART OF DRINKINGGEORG GOTTFRIED GERVINUS
Many such restrictions exist among savage tribes to-day, and to these we must turn for examples of their character.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
Do you remember how those poor girls used to bewail the restrictions to their reading?
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
The new restrictions on the use of starch will, says Captain Bathurst, affect the wearing of starched garments.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 152, MAY 16, 1917.VARIOUS
A third act was passed, imposing restrictions on the renewal of leases by ecclesiastical persons.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
The mysterious force still binding him and their hints of "restrictions" on human progress convinced him of that.
RESTRICTED TOOLMALCOLM B. MOREHART
It was quite possible for ungildated tradesmen to purchase temporary or partial exemption from the local restrictions.
THE INFLUENCE AND DEVELOPMENT OF ENGLISH GILDSFRANCIS AIDEN HIBBERT
But these extended limits were coupled with still more rigid restrictions.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
Children must grow up in them subject to the limitations, restrictions and exposures their walls compel.
THE LEAVEN IN A GREAT CITYLILLIAN WILLIAM BETTS
The colonies received some compensations for the restrictions placed upon their industry and commerce.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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