What is another word for Restraining?

Pronunciation: [ɹɪstɹˈe͡ɪnɪŋ] (IPA)

There are several synonyms for the word "restraining" which can be used in different contexts. Some of the synonyms include holding back, controlling, limiting, curbing, checking, restraining, regulating, and inhibiting. Each of these words has a slightly different meaning and can be used in different contexts. For example, "holding back" is often used to describe someone who is hesitant or reluctant to do something, while "curbing" relates to controlling or suppressing something. "Regulating" is used to describe the process of imposing rules or restrictions on something, while "inhibiting" refers to preventing or stopping something from happening. These synonyms can be used interchangeably to add variety and depth to the language.

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Usage examples for Restraining

"Let go of me," she cried, as she shook off his Restraining hand in furious anger.
"The Mermaid of Druid Lake and Other Stories"
Charles Weathers Bump
But before we proceed fu'ther, suh, you must let me confess my obligation- Glenning held up a Restraining hand.
"The Man from Jericho"
Edwin Carlile Litsey
They arrived in time to lay Restraining hands upon Marston, who had his revolver out and was advancing to renew the trouble.
"The Man from Jericho"
Edwin Carlile Litsey

Famous quotes with Restraining

  • Misleading may be the claims that procedures [of animal testing] are carried out under anaesthesia. Restraining devices and paralysing drugs can today be so effective that an anaesthetic is often unnecessary from the purely practical point of view. The risk of giving a dose too large and thereby losing an expensive chimpanzee, for example, may often tempt a scientist or technician, inexperienced with sophisticated anaesthetic techniques, to give a dose too small, from which the animal quickly recovers — but not of course until after it has been strapped securely to the operating table.
    Richard D. Ryder

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