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synonyms for restricts

  • 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

antonyms for restricts

MOST RELEVANT
  • 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 restricts in a sentence

Free from connection with specific ideas, it in no wise restricts the experiences which the hearer may enjoy.
ELEMENTS OF FOLK PSYCHOLOGYWILHELM WUNDT
Poppa restricts himself to exteriors wherever he can—says he doesn't seem to mix up his impressions so much that way.
THE TRAVELLING COMPANIONSF. ANSTEY
One of the great benefits of civilization is, that it restricts its subjects to doing what they can do best.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 14, NO. 86, DECEMBER, 1864VARIOUS
It's only a temporary drawback, Weener, which restricts the Metamorphizer's efficacy to grasses.
GREENER THAN YOU THINKWARD MOORE
The migratory life presents only limited accumulation of capital, and restricts narrowly its forms.
INFLUENCES OF GEOGRAPHIC ENVIRONMENTELLEN CHURCHILL SEMPLE
For society secures rights; it neither bestows nor restricts them.
LECTURES ON THE FRENCH REVOLUTIONJOHN EMERICH EDWARD DALBERG-ACTON
This practically restricts the use of the clamp to cracks of the toe, and it is there, as a fact, they are found of most benefit.
DISEASES OF THE HORSE'S FOOTHARRY CAULTON REEKS
Want of data for the elements, however, restricts this method to narrow limits, and hence an indirect method is necessary.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 6, SLICE 1VARIOUS
Orthodoxism restricts this right and disparages this privilege, and in doing this it has greatly weakened the Christian church.
THE CHURCH AND MODERN LIFEWASHINGTON GLADDEN
Formaldehyde is a powerful germicide, but its penetrating vapor restricts its use.
THE ELEMENTS OF BACTERIOLOGICAL TECHNIQUEJOHN WILLIAM HENRY EYRE
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