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Definitions of restraint:

part of speech: noun

Act of restraining: state of being restrained: want of liberty: limitation: hinderance.

part of speech: noun

The act of restraining; abridgment of liberty; restriction; hindrance of will; repression; that which restrains.

part of speech: noun

The act of holding back or hindering from action; state of being held back or hindered.

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To submit to the rule or authority of; as, to obey the commandments; comply with the orders or instructions of; as, to obey parents; to respond to direction or control of; as, a horse obeys the rein. ...

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