Definition of RESTRAIN

to keep from exceeding a desirable degree or level (as of expression) <the victim's family members were unable to restrain their emotions upon hearing the verdict>
Antonyms lose
to take or keep under one's control by authority of law <the suspect was restrained and taken to an undisclosed location>
Antonyms discharge

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up restrain? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More