Verb(1) compel to behave in a certain way(2) to close within bounds, or otherwise limit or deprive of free movement(3) severely restrict in scope or extent
(1) Help me, O God, to scrub away the guilt, to flush away the regrets, to polish and oil the rusty hinges that constrain my spirit.(2) we can constrain data access(3) He argues that the main plot of the post-Stalin years was the waning of administrative pressure, but his sources constrain him to tell the story of reforms.(4) He said problems of competitiveness would also severely constrain the small industry sector, which he feared would stagnate.(5) Furthermore, when a global democratic mechanism for supporting fair use does not exist, the limitations owners put on use may severely constrain the social developmental good that such content may provide.(6) As a result, domestic laws and policies in a wide range of areas need to be changed to make them compliant with these rules, even though this will severely restrict or constrain possible policy options in many areas.(7) How does regulation constrain their promotional activities?(8) I will constrain my heart against my liking, save that I will not delude him with false hopes.(9) The cumulative effect of these sites would be to reduce the flexibility and severely constrain the safe and efficient operation of the airspace.(10) It is not just that we are free to kill other people; market freedom constrains us to do so.(11) Staff take a constrained and limited position on consultation.(12) I am not constrained to continue working on this piece if I need some alternative activity.(13) Students are awarded university scholarships on a competitive basis, but lack of funding severely constrains the universities.(14) he was acting in a constrained manner(15) As a prisoner of immediacy, avant-gardist form reveals the poet's inner life in a heavily constrained and distorted content.(16) Whereas such activities had been constrained in their locations by rail, and in some cases, water transport, the highways have rendered them more footloose.
1. compel ::
2. restrict ::
3. cumber ::
4. stiffen ::
Different Formsconstrain, constrained, constraining, constrains
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