Restrain - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 27/03/2024

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Restrain.

4 letter answer(s) to restrain

  1. flap the wings wildly or frantically; used of falcons
  2. moderate or restrain; lessen the force of; "He bated his breath when talking about this affair"; "capable of bating his enthusiasm"
  3. soak in a special solution to soften and remove chemicals used in previous treatments; "bate hides and skins"
  1. a horse's bit with an attached chain or strap to check the horse
  2. a stock exchange in New York
  3. an edge between a sidewalk and a roadway consisting of a line of curbstones (usually forming part of a gutter)
  4. keep to the curb; "curb your dogs"
  5. lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "
  6. place restrictions on; "curtail drinking in school"
  7. the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess;
  8. to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires"
  1. declare untrue; contradict; "He denied the allegations"; "She denied that she had taken money"
  2. deny formally (an allegation of fact by the opposing party) in a legal suit
  3. deny oneself (something); restrain, especially from indulging in some pleasure; "She denied herself wine and spirits"
  4. refuse to accept or believe; "He denied his fatal illness"
  5. refuse to grant, as of a petition or request; "The dean denied the students' request for more physics courses"; "the prisoners were denied the right to exercise for more than 2 hours a day"
  6. refuse to let have; "She denies me every pleasure"; "he denies her her weekly allowance"
  7. refuse to recognize or acknowledge; "Peter denied Jesus"

7 letter answer(s) to restrain

  1. (physiology) regulation or maintenance of a function or action or reflex etc; "the timing and control of his movements were unimpaired"; "he had lost control of his sphincters"
  2. a mechanism that controls the operation of a machine; "the speed controller on his turntable was not working properly"; "I turned the controls over to her"
  3. a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another; "measures for the control of disease"; "they instituted controls over drinking on campus"
  4. a spiritual agency that is assumed to assist the medium during a seance
  5. a standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment; "the control condition was inappropriate for the conclusions he wished to draw"
  6. be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something;
  7. check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard; "Are you controlling
  1. control and refrain from showing; of emotions, desires, impulses, or behavior
  2. limit the range or extent of; "Contact between the young was inhibited by strict social customs"
  3. limit, block, or decrease the action or function of; "inhibit the action of the enzyme"; "inhibit the rate of a chemical reaction"
  4. to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires"
  1. a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)
  2. a U-shaped bar; the open end can be passed through chain links and closed with a bar
  3. bind the arms of
  4. restrain with fetters
  1. a fishing net with three layers; the outer two are coarse mesh and the loose inner layer is fine mesh
  2. a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)
  3. a restraint that is used to teach a horse to amble
  4. an adjustable pothook set in a fireplace
  5. catch in or as if in a trap; "The men trap foxes"
  6. place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends"

5 letter answer(s) to restrain

  1. a clamp for holding pieces of wood together while they are glued
  2. a painful and involuntary muscular contraction
  3. a strip of metal with ends bent at right angles; used to hold masonry together
  4. affect with or as if with a cramp
  5. prevent the progress or free movement of; "He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather"; "the imperialist nation wanted to strangle the free trade between the two small countries"
  6. secure with a cramp; "cramp the wood"
  7. suffer from sudden painful contraction of a muscle

8 letter answer(s) to restrain

  1. Check; hindrance; restraint; obstacle.

6 letter answer(s) to restrain

  1. restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal
  2. tie with a tether; "tether horses"

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Bind over male - offensive, right?
Catch in a net
Chain with fetters
Chain, restrain
Check company books with Rob endlessly
Check edge of pavement, so to speak
Check fourth of stars in Ursa Minor
Check on home twice
Cold butter at front of picnic hamper
Cold climb posing problem for athlete?
Contradict unknown understudy?
Contradict Yankee on retreat
Control hips - they support 50% of core
Control, as expenses
Control, limit
Declare false
Declare not to be true
Declare untrue
Edward rejected the last of smelly refuse
Element of vote the right must secure
Fashionable American-English prevailing
Fasten article in short time
Fearless journalist to trade leaders: show restraint
Getting to the end of this exhausts one's patience
Hamper in hut left half abandoned
Hamper movement
Hold back company books and most of inventory
Influencing power
Just say no
Last word of "For He's a
Machine operator?
Manage to be relaxed, enjoying books and reading
Muscle malady
Muscle pain
Muscle spasm
Muscular spasm
Muzzle small bear that crosses river
Muzzle small bear that's devoured rook
New hospital involved in two part check
Not accept
Not admit study takes a year
Not all appreciate the rector’s tie
Not allow
Not let go wild
Not let run wild
Obstruct vehicle on rails with short fuse
Pain from running, perhaps — affected after covering run
Painful experience when river floods holiday site?
Park place?
Parking spot
Party carrying end of wicker hamper
Party time holding balloon in both hands? Check
Pet restraint
Pitcher's gift
Place to park a car
Plead innocent to
Prohibit part of garden? Yes
Put in chains
Put limit on number south of Thailand
Put on a leash
Rain drain locale
Refrain - restrain - retain
Refuse dumped beside northern motorway, last of all
Refuse to acknowledge
Refuse to acknowledge sample from Golden Years
Refuse to acknowledge study's ending in ignominy
Refuse to acknowledge study, say, in the end
Refuse to grant
Refuse, refute
Rein in
Reject as false
Reject retreat, the last to stay
Reject, years after study
Restrain head of therapy with drug
Restrain impudent journalist, as Spooner might have said
Restrain with a rope
Restrain, hinder
Restrain, in a way
Restrain, prevent
Restraining cord
Restraining rope for animals
Restraint cord
Restraint shed, starts to look excited
Restricting rope
Rope carried by private therapist
Rope holding an animal
Runs into holiday site exhibiting muscle pain
Say "No, I didn't"
Say isn't so
Say it ain't so
Secure, in a way
See 11
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Set of books registered, brought in by trendy master
She leaves hotel — a rising tide brings fish
Small journo with extremely large tie
Stake attachment, maybe
Start to eat fare with tin cans in hamper
Street edge
Street's edge
Street/sidewalk separator
Study Yankee’s to declare false
Study you initially disprove
Stuff given to priest for pain?
Suspect's byword
Taxi's drop-off point
Tie up
Tie up (an animal)
Turn down
Turn down end of alley, following retreat
Unlimited entry hacking into smart key
Vampire for one beginning to explode in rage
Vampire's one beginning to excite rage
What "nobody can" do, in
When said three times, a
Withhold from
Withhold, as funds
Wretched dog barked at first and bit
Writer's woe

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