Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

French translation of “restrict”

restrict

verb /rəˈstrikt/
to keep within certain limits
restreindre, limiter (à)
I try to restrict myself / my smoking to five cigarettes a day Use of the car-park is restricted to senior staff.
to make less than usual, desirable etc
limiter
He feels this new law will restrict his freedom.
restricted adjective limited; narrow, small
restreint
a restricted space.
to which entry has been restricted to certain people
restreint
The battlefield was a restricted zone.
in which certain restrictions (eg a speed limit) apply
réglementé, limité
a restricted area.
restriction /-ʃən/ noun a rule etc that limits or controls
restriction, limitation
Even in a free democracy a person’s behaviour must be subject to certain restrictions.
the act of restricting
réduction
restriction of freedom.
restrictive /-tiv/ adjective restricting or intended to restrict.
restrictif
(Definition of restrict from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “restrict” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

give the green light to sth

to give permission for someone to do something or for something to happen

Word of the Day

Highly delighted, bitterly disappointed, ridiculously cheap: adverbs for emphasis.

by Liz Walter,
October 22, 2014
We often make adjectives stronger by putting an adverb in front of them. The most common ones are very and, for a stronger meaning, extremely: He was very pleased. The ship is extremely large. However, we don’t use very or extremely for adjectives that already have a strong meaning, for example fantastic,

Read More 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Read More