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Adjective
Intended to keep someone under control or prevent someone from doing something
“Cara put a restraining hand on his arm.”
Verb
Present participle for to limit or restrict
“His shoulders were shaking in an attempt to restrain himself and appear strong in front of his brother.”
Verb
Present participle for 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.”
Verb
Verb
“Finally, he reached into his knapsack, removing a pair of handcuffs and leg shackles to restrain Nathan.”
Verb
“… the suspect was restrained and taken to an undisclosed location.”
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