Restrain - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 15/09/2020

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Restrain.

4 letter answer(s) to restrain

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

7 letter answer(s) to restrain

CONTROL
  1. verify by using a duplicate register for comparison; "control an account"
  2. handle and cause to function; "do not operate machinery after imbibing alcohol"; "control the lever"
  3. control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage; "She manipulates her boss"; "She is a very controlling mother and doesn't let her children grow up"; "The teacher knew how to keep the class in line"; "she keeps in line"
  4. exercise authoritative control or power over; "control the budget"; "Command the military forces"
  5. lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "
  6. have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of; "Do you control these data?"
  7. check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard; "Are you controlling for the temperature?"
  8. the activity of managing or exerting control over something; "the control of the
INHIBIT
  1. limit the range or extent of; "Contact between the young was inhibited by strict social customs"
  2. control and refrain from showing; of emotions, desires, impulses, or behavior
  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"
TIEDOWN
TRAMMEL
  1. a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)
  2. a restraint that is used to teach a horse to amble
  3. an adjustable pothook set in a fireplace
  4. a fishing net with three layers; the outer two are coarse mesh and the loose inner layer is fine mesh
  5. place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends"
  6. catch in or as if in a trap; "The men trap foxes"

5 letter answer(s) to restrain

CRAMP
  1. a strip of metal with ends bent at right angles; used to hold masonry together
  2. a clamp for holding pieces of wood together while they are glued
  3. suffer from sudden painful contraction of a muscle
  4. a painful and involuntary muscular contraction
  5. affect with or as if with a cramp
  6. 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"
  7. secure with a cramp; "cramp the wood"

8 letter answer(s) to restrain

HOLDBACK
  1. Check; hindrance; restraint; obstacle.

6 letter answer(s) to restrain

REININ
TETHER
  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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