Synonyms of constrain in English:

constrain

verb

  • 2 prices were constrained by continuing state controls
    restrict, limit, curb, check, restrain, regulate, contain, hold back, keep down
  • 3 only by acting on the systems which constrain them can women hope to free themselves
    confine, restrain, restrict, impede, hamstring, baulk, frustrate, stifle, hinder, hamper, check, retard, cramp, rein in; shut in, hem in, fence in, close in, lock in, coop up, chain, lock up, imprison, incarcerate, intern
    literary trammel
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