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Engelsk udsagnsord: restrain

1. restrain (om adfærd) keep under control; keep in check


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSuppress a smile.
Keep your temper.
Keep your cool.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)hold back, keep, keep back


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody PP


Mindre specifikke termerbottle up, inhibit, suppress


Mere specifikke termerbottle up, check, confine, contain, control, curb, hold, hold, hold in, inhibit, moderate, suppress

2. restrain (om ændring) place limits on (extent or access)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningRestrict the use of this parking lot.
Limit the time you can spend with your friends.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bound, confine, limit, restrict, throttle, trammel


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Mindre specifikke termercheck, contain, control, curb, hold, hold in, moderate


Mere specifikke termerbaffle, clamp down, constrain, constrain, crack down, cramp, cumber, draw a line, draw the line, encumber, gate, halter, hamper, harness, inhibit, mark off, mark out, reduce, regulate, rein, restrain, rule, stiffen, strangle, tie, tighten, tighten, tighten up

3. restrain (om relation) to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis holds the local until the express passengers change trains.
About a dozen animals were held inside the stockade.
The illegal immigrants were held at a detention center.
The terrorists held the journalists for ransom.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey want to restrain the prisoners


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)confine, hold


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerdisable, disenable, incapacitate


Mere specifikke termerbind, enchain, fetter, fold, ground, impound, pen up, pinion, pound, pound, pound up, shackle, shackle, tie down, tie up, truss

4. restrain (om relation) hold back


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)constrain, cumber, encumber


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerbound, confine, limit, restrain, restrict, throttle, trammel


Mere specifikke termerbridle, clog, curb

5. restrain (om følelse) to compel or deter by or as if by threats


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)intimidate


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerdiscourage


Mere specifikke termerdash, daunt, frighten away, frighten off, pall, scare, scare away, scare off


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