Translation of "restrain" - English-Spanish dictionary

restrain

verb uk /rɪˈstreɪn/ us /rɪˈstreɪn/

to stop someone from doing something, sometimes by using force

contener, detener
He became violent and had to be physically restrained.

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

restrain

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
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

Restricción
The government is likely to impose restraints on public spending.

calm and controlled behaviour/behavior

Control
The protesters showed admirable restraint during the demonstration.

the use of physical force to control someone who is behaving violently

Restriccióm
the use by police of physical restraint on dangerous prisoners.

something that prevents someone from moving freely

Restricción
a child/head restraint.

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