HyperDic: restriction

English > 3 senses of the word restriction:
NOUNcognitionrestriction, limitationa principle that limits the extent of something
actrestriction, limitationan act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation)
actrestriction, confinementthe act of keeping something within specified bounds (by force if necessary)
restriction > pronunciation
Soundsriystrih'kshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > restriction: 3 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA principle that limits the extent of something.
Example"I am willing to accept certain restrictions on my movements"
Synonymlimitation
NarrowernarrownessA restriction of range or scope
quantificationA limitation imposed on the variables of a proposition (as by the quantifiers 'some' or 'all' or 'no')
restraintA rule or condition that limits freedom
Broaderrule, regulationA principle or condition that customarily governs behavior
Spanishcortapisa, limitación, restricción
English > restriction: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningAn act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation).
Synonymlimitation
Narrowerarms controlA limitation on the size and armament of the armed forces of a country
clampdownsudden restriction on an activity
freezefixing (of prices or wages etc) at a particular level
hold-downA limitation or constraint
load-sheddingcutting off the electric current on certain lines when the demand becomes greater than the supply
Broaderregulation, regulatingThe act of controlling or directing / directing according to rule
Spanishlimitación, restricción
Catalanlimitació, restricció
Verbsrestrictplace limits on (extent or access)
restrictplace restrictions on
restrictplace under restrictions
English > restriction: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of keeping something within specified bounds (by force if necessary).
Example"the restriction of the infection to a focal area"
Synonymconfinement
NarrowercircumscriptionThe act of circumscribing
classificationrestriction imposed by the government on documents or weapons that are available only to certain authorized people
constraintThe act of constraining
stipulation, specificationA restriction that is insisted upon as a condition for an agreement
BroaderrestraintThe act of controlling by restraining someone or something
Spanishrestricción
Catalanrestricció
Verbsrestrictplace limits on (extent or access)

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