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restrict

Definition of restrict

Etymology

    From Latin perfect passive participle restrictus, from verb restringere, from prefix re- again, + verb stringere.

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɪkt

Verb

to restrict (third-person singular simple present restricts, present participle restricting, simple past and past participle restricted)

  1. To restrain within bounds; to limit; to confine; as, to restrict worlds to a particular meaning; to restrict a patient to a certain diet.
  2. (specifically, mathematics) To consider (a function) as defined on a subset of its original domain.

Synonyms

  • (to restrain within bounds): limit, bound, circumscribe, restrain, repress, curb, coerce
  • Anagrams

    • Alphagram: ceirrstt
    • critters
    • stricter

    References:

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