Restraint - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 29/03/2020

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Restraint.

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. the activity of managing or exerting control over something; "the control of the mob by the police was admirable"
  7. check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard; "Are you controlling for the temperature?"
  8. (physiology) regulation or maintenance of a function
CURB
  1. place restrictions on; "curtail drinking in school"
  2. to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires"
  3. keep to the curb; "curb your dogs"
  4. lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "
  5. the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess;
  6. a stock exchange in New York
  7. an edge between a sidewalk and a roadway consisting of a line of curbstones (usually forming part of a gutter)
  8. a horse's bit with an attached chain or strap to check the horse
FORBEARANCE
  1. a delay in enforcing rights or claims or privileges; refraining from acting; "his forbearance to reply was alarming"
  2. good-natured tolerance of delay or incompetence
LID
  1. headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim
  2. a movable top or cover (hinged or separate) for closing the opening at the top of a box, chest, jar, pan, etc.; "he raised the piano lid"
  3. either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eye; "his lids would stay open no longer"
LIMITER
  1. (electronics) a nonlinear electronic circuit whose output is limited in amplitude; used to limit the instantaneous amplitude of a waveform (to clip off the peaks of a waveform); "a limiter introduces amplitude distortion"
REIN
  1. keep in check; "rule one's temper"
  2. stop or check by or as if by a pull at the reins; "He reined in his horses in front of the post office"
  3. stop or slow up one's horse or oneself by or as if by pulling the reins; "They reined in in front of the post office"
  4. control and direct with or as if by reins; "rein a horse"
  5. one of a pair of long straps (usually connected to the bit or the headpiece) used to control a horse
  6. any means of control; "he took up the reins of government"
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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