Dictionary    Maps    Thesaurus    Translate    Advanced >   


Tip: Click a synonym from the results below to see its synonyms.

1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
Atticism, Oregon boat, abnegation, absolutism, abstinence, aloofness, aplomb, appropriateness, arrest, arrestation, arrestment, assurance, backwardness, balance, ban, bashfulness, bilbo, blankness, block, blockage, blocking, bond, bond service, bondage, bonds, bounds, bracelets, bridle, caging, calm, calmness, camisole, captivity, censorship, chains, chasteness, chastity, check, chilliness, circumscription, clarity, classicalism, classicism, clearness, clogging, closing up, closure, coaction, coldness, collar, comeliness, composure, compulsion, compulsiveness, confidence, confinement, conservatism, constraint, constriction, continence, control, cool, coolness, correctness, cramp, cuffs, curb, curtailment, debt slavery, delay, delimitation, deprivation of freedom, detachment, detainment, detention, dignity, directness, discipline, discreetness, discretion, discrimination, disenfranchisement, disfranchisement, dispassion, distance, distinction, domination, ease, elegance, elegancy, embargo, enforcement, enslavement, enthrallment, equability, equanimity, equilibrium, evenness, expressionlessness, felicitousness, felicity, fetter, fetters, feudalism, feudality, finish, fittingness, fixation, flow, flowing periods, fluency, foot-dragging, forbearance, forcing, frigidity, frostiness, frugality, gag, gentleness, golden mean, good taste, grace, gracefulness, gracility, guardedness, gyves, halter, hamper, hampering, handcuffs, happy medium, helotism, helotry, hindering, hindrance, hobbles, holdback, holdup, hopples, iciness, impartiality, impassiveness, impassivity, impediment, impersonality, impoundment, inaccessibility, indentureship, independence, inevitability, inhibition, interdict, interdiction, interference, interruption, introversion, irons, irresistibility, judiciousness, juste-milieu, leading strings, leash, lenity, let, level head, levelheadedness, limit, limitation, limpidity, lockup, lucidity, manacle, meden agan, middle way, mildness, moderateness, moderation, moderationism, modesty, muzzle, naturalness, neatness, necessity, negativism, neutrality, nonviolence, nothing in excess, nuisance value, obligation, obligement, obstruction, obstructionism, occlusion, opposition, pacifism, pellucidity, penning, peonage, perspicuity, pillory, plainness, poise, polish, possession, presence of mind, propriety, proscription, prudence, psychological block, purity, quietness, refinement, rein, reins, remoteness, renouncement, renunciation, repose, repression, reserve, reservedness, resistance, restrainedness, restraints, restriction, retardation, retardment, reticence, reticency, retirement, retiring disposition, seemliness, self-abnegation, self-assurance, self-command, self-confidence, self-conquest, self-control, self-denial, self-discipline, self-government, self-mastery, self-possession, self-restraint, serenity, serfdom, serfhood, servility, servitude, setback, shackle, shackles, simplicity, slavery, smoothness, soberness, sobriety, sophrosyne, squeeze, stability, standoffishness, steadiness, stocks, straightforwardness, straightjacket, strait-waistcoat, straitjacket, stranglehold, stricture, subduedness, subjection, subjugation, suppression, taboo, taste, tastefulness, temperance, temperateness, terseness, tether, thrall, thralldom, trammel, trammels, tranquillity, tyranny, unaffability, unaffectedness, unapproachability, uncongeniality, undemonstrativeness, understatement, unexcessiveness, unexpansiveness, unextravagance, unextremeness, unobtrusiveness, vassalage, via media, villenage, well-regulated mind, withdrawal, withdrawnness, yoke
Dictionary Results for restraint:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
restraint
    n 1: the act of controlling by restraining someone or something;
         "the unlawful restraint of trade"
    2: discipline in personal and social activities; "he was a model
       of polite restraint"; "she never lost control of herself"
       [syn: restraint, control] [ant: unrestraint]
    3: the state of being physically constrained; "dogs should be
       kept under restraint" [syn: constraint, restraint]
    4: a rule or condition that limits freedom; "legal restraints";
       "restraints imposed on imports"
    5: lack of ornamentation; "the room was simply decorated with
       great restraint" [syn: chasteness, restraint,
       simplicity, simpleness]
    6: a device that retards something's motion; "the car did not
       have proper restraints fitted" [syn: restraint,
       constraint]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Restraint \Re*straint"\, n. [OF. restraincte, fr. restrainct, F.
   restreint, p. p. of restraindre, restrendre. See Restrain.]
   1. The act or process of restraining, or of holding back or
      hindering from motion or action, in any manner; hindrance
      of the will, or of any action, physical or mental.
      [1913 Webster]

            No man was altogether above the restrains of law,
            and no man altogether below its protection.
                                                  --Macaulay.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. The state of being restrained.
      [1913 Webster]

   3. That which restrains, as a law, a prohibition, or the
      like; limitation; restriction.
      [1913 Webster]

            For one restraint, lords of the world besides.
                                                  --Milton.
      [1913 Webster]

   Syn: Repression; hindrance; check; stop; curb;?oercion;
        confinement; limitation; restriction.
        [1913 Webster]

Common Misspellings >
Most Popular Searches: Define Misanthrope, Define Pulchritudinous, Define Happy, Define Veracity, Define Cornucopia, Define Almuerzo, Define Atresic, Define URL, Definitions Of Words, Definition Of Get Up, Definition Of Quid Pro Quo, Definition Of Irreconcilable Differences, Definition Of Word, Synonyms of Repetitive, Synonym Dictionary, Synonym Antonyms. See our main index and map index for more details.

©2011-2023 ZebraWords.com - Define Yourself - The Search for Meanings and Meaning Means I Mean. All content subject to terms and conditions as set out here. Contact Us, peruse our Privacy Policy