constrain

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Synonyms for constrain

Synonyms for constrain

to cause (a person or thing) to act or move in spite of resistance

to check the freedom and spontaneity of

Synonyms for constrain

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But, wherever a man goes, men will pursue and paw him with their dirty institutions, and, if they can, constrain him to belong to their desperate odd-fellow society.
Ye constrain all things to flow towards you and into you, so that they shall flow back again out of your fountain as the gifts of your love.
In NAP and the ILB, skilled labor supply has been a limiting factor, whereas availability of rail transportation constrains supply from the PRB.
1 billion units, where the market size of 100 million vehicles sales and production in 2020 will be located and how the rise and rise of vehicle scrappage constrains ownership and renews and cleans the world's vehicle fleet.
This exposure to Brazil constrains the local currency rating.
This constrains broadband service deployment because carriers simply cannot provision bandwidth cost-effectively throughout the metropolitan-area infrastructure.
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