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To limit or restrict
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“His shoulders were shaking in an attempt to restrain himself and appear strong in front of his brother.”
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To control or keep in check
“It would produce a report, stating its opinion as to whether or not the proposed takeover would be likely to prevent or restrict competition or restrain trade and would be likely to operate against the common good.”
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To prevent (someone or something) from doing something
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To deprive (someone) of freedom of movement or personal liberty
“Finally, he reached into his knapsack, removing a pair of handcuffs and leg shackles to restrain Nathan.”
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To arrest or take into lawful or authorized custody
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To ensure the safety of; to keep from harm
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To keep away or abstain from
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To try to prevent by action or argument
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To become or make less wide
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To be very economical or mean about spending or providing something
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State that one refuses to admit the truth or existence of
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To remove or alter parts considered offensive or unseemly
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To hold exclusive control of a market or supply
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