What is another word for restricts?

Pronunciation: [ɹɪstɹˈɪkts] (IPA)

There are various synonyms for the word "restricts" that can be used to convey similar meaning in a sentence such as limit, confine, restrain, curtail, hinder, obstruct, impede, bind, and constrict. Each of these words implies putting a constraint or an impediment on something or someone that curbs movement, action, or freedom of expression. For instance, a government can restrict (limit) access to certain websites, while a company can curtail (restrain) employee travel expenses. It is essential to have a good understanding of these words to choose the most appropriate one based on the context to provide an accurate and clear meaning.

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Usage examples for Restricts

14,414. In fact he restricts their credit?
"Second Shetland Truck System Report"
William Guthrie
But meantime real business, the real market, remains just what it was before; it cannot increase, because of the iron ring which restricts the buying power of the mass of the people by the competitive wage.
"The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society"
Upton Sinclair
He can only do this, provided he rigidly restricts himself to the foods which he ate in the days when his teeth and stomach and bowels were being shaped by the process of natural selection.
"The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society"
Upton Sinclair

Famous quotes with Restricts

  • We tend to put poems into factions. And it restricts our reading.
    Thom Gunn
  • If our government has a policy, any political subdivision, that limits or restricts the enforcement of our immigration laws, we will sue them! And that suit will be $5,000 a day every day until that policy is changed! This law will be enforced.
    Russell Pearce
  • The discovery of the good taste of bad taste can be very liberating. The man who insists on high and serious pleasures is depriving himself of pleasure; he continually restricts what he can enjoy; in the constant exercise of his good taste he will eventually price himself out of the market, so to speak.
    Susan Sontag
  • There’s no way to get from the point in Hemn space where we are now, to one that includes pink nerve-gas-farting dragons, following any plausible action principle. Which is really just a technical term for there being a coherent story joining one moment to the next. If you simply throw action principles out the window, you’re granting the world the freedom to wander anywhere in Hemn space, to any outcome, without constraint. It becomes pretty meaningless. The mind...knows that there is an action principle that governs how the world evolves from one moment to the next—that restricts our world’s path to points that tell an internally consistent story. So it focuses its worrying on outcomes that are more plausible...
    Neal Stephenson
  • …the sudden rise of a religious movement in the West that restricts the eating of beef and thereby saves billions of tons of grain and provides a nourishing diet for the world as a whole.
    Alvin Toffler

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