Restrain



verb (used with object)
1.
to hold back from action; keep in check or under control; repress:
to restrain one’s temper.
2.
to deprive of liberty, as by arrest or the like.
3.
to limit or hamper the activity, growth, or effect of:
to restrain trade with Cuba.
verb (used with or without object)
1.
to strain again.
verb (transitive)
1.
to hold (someone) back from some action, esp by force
2.
to deprive (someone) of liberty, as by imprisonment
3.
to limit or restrict

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