hold in, measure up, bounce, cut down, contain, cut, qualify, cut short, condition, increase, hold back, strangulate, conquer, fix, circumscribe, moderate, clip, oblige, trim, stamp down, reverberate, demarcate, fasten, keep, specify, define, tie, subdue, shut in, crop, decrease, assign, limited, diminish, trim down, stipulate, ensnare, extend, dress, strangle, rebound, regulate, trim back, temper, resile, cumber, delimit, jump, characterize, take a hop, lop, leap, prune, flash back, recoil, intimidate, ricochet, contract, modify, shorten, bring down, keep back, dispose, throttle, narrow, snare, surround, snip, set, characterise, trap, trammel, engage, cut back, hold, determine, encircle, spring, secure, enclose, reduce, compel
hinder (part of speech: verb)
cripple, block, thwart, burden, counter, congest, delay, obstruct, baffle, impede, curb, snarl, mire, frustrate, crimp, entrap, dam, fetter, constipate, jam, hamper, constrain, complicate, deter, entangle, tangle, clog, snag, oppose, stop, brake, hamstring, detain, plug, resist, handicap, stay, bung, foul, bar, impair, bottleneck, choke, interrupt, paralyze, drag, check, hinder, cramp, restrain, encumber, catch, inhibit
prohibit (part of speech: verb)
restrain (part of speech: verb)
limit (part of speech: verb)
- Later it may be necessary to restrict the quantity fed. - "Pratt's Practical Pointers on the Care of Livestock and Poultry", Pratt Food Co..
- Finally, that the grant in question is to be interpreted according to the obvious import of its terms, and not in such a way as to restrict it to police regulations, is proved by the fact, that the State of Virginia proposed an amendment to the United States Constitution at the time of its adoption, providing that this clause " should be so construed as to give power only over the police and good government of said District," which amendment was rejected. - "The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus", American Anti-Slavery Society.
- I used to restrict myself to four and five hours a day and five days in the week, but this time I have wrought from breakfast till 5. 15 P. M. six days in the week, and once or twice I smouched a Sunday when the boss wasn't looking. - "Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens", Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009.