What is another word for constrain?

472 synonyms found


[ k_ə_n_s_t_ɹ_ˈeɪ_n], [ kənstɹˈe͡ɪn], [ kənstɹˈe‍ɪn]

Synonyms for Constrain:

hinder (verb) oblige (verb) prohibit (verb) require (verb) restrain (verb) stabilize (verb) subordinate (verb) Other synonyms:

Rhymes for Constrain:

  1. crane, humane, champaign, wane, chain, slain, paine, champagne, domain, champlain, bahrain, plane, urbane, romain, vane, rogaine, reign, contain, butane, insane, retain, mundane, disdain, spain, cane, sane, pertain, train, plain, obtain, jain, twain, sustain, fain, vein, arcane, vain, wain, maintain, pain, restrain, ordain, gain, profane, complain, preordain, ingrain, mane, swain, drain, germane, deign, wayne, maine, cocaine, remain, romaine, bane, inane, refrain, pane, detain, lorraine, ukraine, main, sprain, grain, campaign, rain, strain, regain, explain, rein, hussein, feign, attain, arraign, stain, brain;
  2. amain, again, abstain;
  3. entertain, aquitaine, inhumane, ascertain;
  4. legerdemain;

Quotes for Constrain:

  1. Buildings designed exclusively on scientific principles will depress their occupants and constrain their creativity. Robert Evans.
  2. It vexes me when they would constrain science by the authority of the Scriptures, and yet do not consider themselves bound to answer reason and experiment. Galileo Galilei.
  3. If your souls were not immortal, and you in danger of losing them, I would not thus speak unto you; but the love of your souls constrains me to speak: methinks this would constrain me to speak unto you forever. George Whitefield.

Idioms of Constrain:

  1. constrain from doing;
  2. constrain sm from doing sth;