Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “restrict”

restrict

verb /rəˈstrikt/
to keep within certain limits
restringir, limitar
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
limitar
He feels this new law will restrict his freedom.
restricted adjective limited; narrow, small
restringido, limitado
a restricted space.
to which entry has been restricted to certain people
restringido
The battlefield was a restricted zone.
in which certain restrictions (eg a speed limit) apply
vedado, prohibido; restringido
a restricted area.
restriction /-ʃən/ noun a rule etc that limits or controls
restricción, limitación
Even in a free democracy a person’s behaviour/behavior must be subject to certain restrictions.
the act of restricting
restricción, limitación
restriction of freedom.
restrictive /-tiv/ adjective restricting or intended to restrict
restrictivo
restrictive measures.
(Definition of restrict from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “restrict” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

light at the end of the tunnel

signs of improvement in a situation that has been bad for a long time, or signs that a long and difficult piece of work is almost finished

Word of the Day

The language of work

by Kate Woodford,
October 15, 2014
Most of us talk about our jobs. We tell our family and friends interesting or funny things that have happened in the workplace (=room where we do our job), we describe – and sometimes complain about – our bosses and colleagues and when we meet someone for the first time, we tell

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