re·strict vt1: to subject to bounds or limitsrestrict the height of buildingsrestrict visitation rights2: to place under restrictions as to use or distributionrestrict ed the land to recreational use
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
astrict, bar, bind, bound, bridle, cage, censor, chain, check, circumscribe, circumscribere, cloister, coercere, confine, constrain, control, coop, cramp, curb, debar, define, delimit, delimitate, demarcate, diminish, disallow, enchain, encumber, entrammel, exclude, fetter, forbid, frustrate, hamper, handcuff, handicap, hedge in, hem in, hobble, hold back, immure, inhibit, interdict, keep within limits, limit, localize, manacle, modify, muzzle, narrow, obstruct, pen, pin down, pinion, preclude, prevent, prohibit, proscribe, put under restraint, qualify, reduce, repress, restrain, restringe, secure, shackle, shut out, specialize, stifle, stop, suppress, taboo, tether, tie up, trammel, veto, wall in
associated concepts: restricted allotment, restricted assets
abridge (divest), bar (exclude), block, border (bound), capture, censor, check (restrain), clog, compel, condemn (ban), confine, constrain (imprison), constrain (restrain), constrict (inhibit), contain (restrain), control (restrain), debar, detain (restrain), deter, disadvantage, discipline (control), disfranchise, disqualify, enclose, enjoin, estop, exclude, fetter, forbid, halt, hamper, hinder, impede, inhibit, interdict, jail, keep (restrain), limit, lock, modify (moderate), occlude, preclude, prevent, prohibit, proscribe (prohibit), qualify (condition), repress, restrain, specialize, toll (stop), trammel, withhold
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
v.To limit, confine, or control; to limit freedom of motion or action.n.restriction
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.