What is another word for constrain?

Need synonyms for constrain? Here's a list of similar words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Verb
To limit, restrict, or inhibit
“Help me, O God, to scrub away the guilt, to flush away the regrets, to polish and oil the rusty hinges that constrain my spirit.”
Verb
To force physically, by strong persuasion or pressurizing
more ❯
“He argues that the main plot of the post-Stalin years was the waning of administrative pressure, but his sources constrain him to tell the story of reforms.”
Verb
Severely restrict the scope, extent, or activity of
“As a result, domestic laws and policies in a wide range of areas need to be changed to make them compliant with these rules, even though this will severely restrict or constrain possible policy options in many areas.”
Verb
To restrain or to keep in check
more ❯
Verb
To put in or as if in prison
more ❯
Verb
To meddle or intervene
more ❯
Verb
Incite someone to do something, especially something bad
more ❯
Verb
To have a significant influence on
Verb
To cause physical pain to
Verb
Refrain from drinking alcohol
more ❯
Verb
Make narrower, especially by encircling pressure
more ❯
Verb
Upset, distress someone
more ❯
Verb
To put into action or service
more ❯
Verb
To request the doing of by virtue of one's authority
more ❯
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder
Watch and Learn

See Also

Nearby Words
9-letter Words Starting With
Find Synonyms
go
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2020