Definition of restrict
From Latin perfect passive participle restrictus, from verb restringere, from prefix re- again, + verb stringere.
to restrict (third-person singular simple present restricts, present participle restricting, simple past and past participle restricted)
- To restrain within bounds; to limit; to confine; as, to restrict worlds to a particular meaning; to restrict a patient to a certain diet.
- (specifically, mathematics) To consider (a function) as defined on a subset of its original domain.
- (to restrain within bounds): limit, bound, circumscribe, restrain, repress, curb, coerce
- Alphagram: ceirrstt
- Wiktionary. Published under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
TOP LEGAL TERMS THIS WEEK