restrain translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "restrain" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb /rəˈstrein/
to prevent from doing something; to control
refrenar(se), contenerse
He was so angry he could hardly restrain himself He had to be restrained from hitting the man He restrained his anger with difficulty.
restrained adjective controlling, or able to control, one’s feelings.
moderado, comedido, refrenado
restraint noun a rule, principle, or fact that limits what people can do
The government is likely to impose restraints on public spending.
calm and controlled behaviour/behavior
The protesters showed admirable restraint during the demonstration.
the use of physical force to control someone who is behaving violently
the use by police of physical restraint on dangerous prisoners.
something that prevents someone from moving freely
a child/head restraint.
(Definition of restrain from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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