Definition of Restrains

1. Verb. (third-person singular of restrain) ¹



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Definition of Restrains

1. restrain [v] - See also: restrain

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Restrains

restoreth
restoring
restos
restrain
restrainable
restrained
restrained beam
restrainedly
restrainer
restrainers
restraining
restraining order
restrainingly
restrainment
restrainments
restrains (current term)
restraint
restraint of trade
restraints
restraints of trade
restrategize
restrategized
restrategizes
restrategizing
restratification
restratifications
restreak
restreaked
restreaking
restreaks

Literary usage of Restrains

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1. Ethic Demonstrated in Geometrical Order: And Divided Into Five Parts, which by Benedictus de Spinoza (1883)
"3), because it increases or diminishes, helps or restrains, our power of action; an object, whose nature is altogether different from our own, ..."

2. Ethic: Demonstrated in Geometrical Order, and Divided Into Five Parts, which by Benedictus de Spinoza, William Hale White, Amelia Hutchison Stirling (1894)
"3), because it increases or diminishes, helps or restrains, our power of action; an object, whose nature is altogether different from our own, ..."

3. The Validity of Rate Regulations, State and Federal by Robert Patterson Reeder (1914)
"Fifth Amendment restrains organs of federal government. 59. As we have already noted,30 the ... There are, however, decisions that the clause restrains ..."

4. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1899)
"... modern legislators to restrain the wealth and avarice of the clergy may be originally deduced from the restrains the example of the Emperor Valentinian. ..."

5. The Practice at Law, in Equity, and in Special Proceedings in All the Courts by William Wait (1872)
"Equity restrains the commission of wrongful acts. Courts of equity possess a power of restraining the person in relation to particular acts, ..."

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