Noun Definition


1.Definition: a device that retards something's motion

"The car did not have proper restraints fitted"

Related Noun(s):constraint

Category: Objects

2.Definition: a rule or condition that limits freedom

"Legal restraints", "Restraints imposed on imports"

Category: General

3.Definition: discipline in personal and social activities

"He was a model of polite restraint", "She never lost control of herself"

Related Noun(s):control

Category: General

4.Definition: lack of ornamentation

"The room was simply decorated with great restraint"

Related Noun(s):chasteness, simpleness, simplicity

Category: General

5.Definition: the act of controlling by restraining someone or something

"The unlawful restraint of trade"

Category: General

6.Definition: the state of being physically constrained

"Dogs should be kept under restraint"

Related Noun(s):constraint

Category: General