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General dictionaries General (28 matching dictionaries)
  1. restrain: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. restrain: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. restrain: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. restrain: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. restrain: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. restrain: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Restrain, restrain: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. restrain: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. restrain: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. restrain: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. restrain: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. restrain: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  13. restrain: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  14. restrain: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. restrain: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. Restrain: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Restrain: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. restrain: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. restrain: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. restrain: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. restrain: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. restrain: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  23. restrain: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  24. restrain: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  25. restrain: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  26. restrain: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. restrain: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  2. restrain: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. restrain: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. restrain: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. restrain: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. restrain: Idioms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (restrain)

verb:  keep under control; keep in check
verb:  hold back
verb:  to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement
verb:  place limits on (extent or access)
verb:  to compel or deter by or as if by threats

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Words similar to restrain:   bound, confine, constrain, cumber, encumber, hold, intimidate, keep, limit, restrainable, restrained, restrainer, restraining, restrict, throttle, trammel, bridle, curb, hold back, keep back, more...

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