Synonyms for restriction

Synonyms for (noun) restriction

Synonyms: restriction, limitation

Definition: an act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation)

Similar words: regulating, regulation

Definition: the act of controlling or directing according to rule

Usage: fiscal regulations are in the hands of politicians

Synonyms: restriction, confinement

Definition: the act of keeping something within specified bounds (by force if necessary)

Usage: the restriction of the infection to a focal area

Similar words: restraint

Definition: the act of controlling by restraining someone or something

Usage: the unlawful restraint of trade

Synonyms: restriction, limitation

Definition: a principle that limits the extent of something

Usage: I am willing to accept certain restrictions on my movements

Similar words: rule, regulation

Definition: a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior

Usage: it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast; short haircuts were the regulation

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