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restraints, plural;
  1. A measure or condition that keeps someone or something under control or within limits
    • - decisions are made within the financial restraints of the budget
  2. The action of keeping someone or something under control

  3. Deprivation or restriction of personal liberty or freedom of movement
    • - he remained aggressive and required physical restraint
  4. A device that limits or prevents freedom of movement
    • - car safety restraints
  5. Unemotional, dispassionate, or moderate behavior; self-control
    • - he urged the protesters to exercise restraint
  6. Understatement, esp. of artistic expression
    • - with strings and piano, all restraint vanished

  1. the act of controlling by restraining someone or something; "the unlawful restraint of trade"
  2. discipline in personal and social activities; "he was a model of polite restraint"; "she never lost control of herself"
  3. constraint: the state of being physically constrained; "dogs should be kept under restraint"
  4. a rule or condition that limits freedom; "legal restraints"; "restraints imposed on imports"
  5. chasteness: lack of ornamentation; "the room was simply decorated with great restraint"
  6. a device that retards something's motion; "the car did not have proper restraints fitted"
  7. Restraint is a 2008 Australian thriller film, directed by David Denneen, written by Dave Warner and starring Stephen Moyer, Travis Fimmel and Teresa Palmer. The film was shot on location around New South Wales, Australia in mid-2005. ...
  8. (Restraints) Physical restraint refers to the practice of rendering people helpless or keeping them in captivity by means such as handcuffs, fetters, straitjackets, ropes, straps, or other forms of physical restraint. ...
  9. something that restrains, ties, fastens or secures; control or caution; reserve
  10. (restrained) Held back, limited, kept in check or under control
  11. (Restraints) Devices used to restrict and control a person’s movement for the purpose of ensuring the safety of the person and those around them.
  12. (Restraints) Patients may become confused or agitated when they are not well. When this occurs, we will do our best to assess why this is occurring and make every attempt to provide an alterative for their actions. ...
  13. (Restraints) Safety bars, OTS harnesses, and other devices which secure a rider to his seat, not allowing him to get out (stand-up) and also preventing the rider from falling out. ...
  14. (Restraints) [check Non-Tariff Barriers, Tariffs]
  15. Restraints can be physical or chemical. Physical restraints are any manual method, device, material, or equipment attached to or adjacent to an individual which restricts freedom of movement or normal access to one's body, and can't be easily removed. ...
  16. (Restrain) means to control an animal by physical means.
  17. (restrain) (v) cügеn salırģa, tıyarģa
  18. (restrain) v. ~ sb/sthhold back sb/sth from movementor action; keep sb/sth under control or in check
  19. (restrained) controlled, restricted
  20. Some sort of device to prevent the rider from leaving the roller coaster train while it's in motion. The fundamental idea of the restraint is to protect the rider and keep them in the proper riding position throughout the duration of the ride. ...
  21. A court order directing that the money, property, etc. suspected to be involved in a crime can only be disposed of or dealt with as directed by the court.
  22. Can refer to the procedure of physically restraining somebody.  It can also refer to a mechanical devise used to restrain somebody although mechanical restraints are almost never used anymore and are illegal to use in most states.
  23. Limitations placed on the command that prohibit a command from doing something.
  24. Prevents the rider from leaving their seat during the ride. Seatbelts, lapbars, T-bars and overheads are all types of restraint.
  25. control of behavior through physical means (attached or next to the person's body), chemical (as in medications or pharmacological), or environmental (such as locked doors).