Translation of "restrict" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /rɪˈstrɪkt/ us /rɪˈstrɪkt/

to limit something

They’ve brought in new laws to restrict the sale of cigarettes.
I restrict myself to two glasses of wine most evenings.

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


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

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

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

restrictive measures.

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