HyperDic: restrictive

English > 2 senses of the word restrictive:
ADJECTIVEallrestrictiveserving to restrict
allrestrictive(of tariff) protective of national interests by restricting imports
restrictive > pronunciation
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > restrictive: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningServing to restrict.
Example"teenagers eager to escape restrictive home environments"
Narrowerconfining, constraining, constrictive, limiting, restrictingrestricting the scope or freedom of action
inhibitory, repressive, repressingrestrictive of action
limitingstrictly limiting the reference of a modified word or phrase
regulative, regulatoryrestricting according to rules or principles / principles
sumptuaryregulating or controlling expenditure or personal behavior
suppressivetending to suppress
Oppositeunrestrictivenot tending to restrict
Nounsrestrictivenessa lack of permissiveness or indulgence and a tendency to confine behavior within certain specified limits
Adverbsrestrictivelyin a restrictive manner
Verbsrestrictplace limits on (extent or access)
restrictplace restrictions on
English > restrictive: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(of tariff) protective of national interests by restricting imports.
BroaderprotectiveIntended or adapted to afford protection of some kind
Verbsrestrictplace under restrictions

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