restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"
to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement; "This 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"
prevent from leaving or from being removed
deprive of freedom; take into confinement
close in; darkness enclosed him"
place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends"