verb (used with object)
to confine or keep within limits, as of space, action, choice, intensity, or quantity.
(often foll by to) to confine or keep within certain often specified limits or selected bounds: to restrict one’s drinking to the evening
adjective 1. confined; limited. 2. bearing the classification restricted, usually the lowest level of classified information. limited to persons authorized to use information, documents, etc., so classified. Compare classification (def 5). 3. limited to or admitting only members of a particular group or class: a restricted neighborhood; a restricted hotel. verb (used with object) 1. […]
noun 1. a class of yachts that, although differing somewhat in design and rigging, are deemed able to race together because of conformity to certain standards.
noun, Sociolinguistics. 1. a style of language use associated with informal situations, characterized by linguistic predictability and by its dependence on the external context and on the shared knowledge and experience of the participants for conveying meaning. Compare code (def 11b), elaborated code.
- Restricted epl
language (REPL) The efficient subset of EPL used to write the core of Multics. (2003-06-23)