Translation of "constrict" - English-Spanish dictionary

constrict

verb uk /kənˈstrɪkt/ us

to become tighter and narrower, or to make something become tighter and narrower

estrechar, dificultar
He hated wearing a tie – he felt it constricted his breathing.
When you’re dancing, you don’t want to wear anything that constricts your movements.
The drug causes the blood vessels to constrict.

to limit an action or behaviour

restringir, coartar
Too many rules had constricted her lifestyle.
constriction noun uk /-ˈstrɪk.ʃən/ us

(Translation of “constrict” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

constrict

verb /kənˈstrikt/

to press tightly; to cramp

apretar, oprimir
The tight collar was constricting his neck.

(Translation of “constrict” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)