Main entry: restrain, restrict, confine, bound, limit, trammel, throttle
Definition: place limits on (extent or access)
Usage: restrict the use of this parking lot; limit the time you can spend with your friends
Main entry: circumscribe, limit, confine
Definition: restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"
Main entry: hold, confine, restrain
Definition: to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement
Usage: This holds the local until the express passengers change trains; About a dozen animals were held inside the stockade; The illegal immigrants were held at a detention center; The terrorists held the journalists for ransom
Main entry: confine
Definition: prevent from leaving or from being removed
Definition: deprive of freedom; take into confinement
Main entry: enclose, hold in, confine
Definition: close in; darkness enclosed him"