Synonyms and Antonyms of restriction

  1. 1 something that limits one's freedom of action or choice the logging company decided to relocate to another state where there would be fewer restrictions on its operations Synonyms check, circumscription, condition, constraint, curb, fetter, limitation, restraint, stricture Related Words exception, proviso, qualification, reservation, stipulation, strings; ban, prohibition, proscription Near Antonyms freedom, latitude

  2. 2 the act or practice of keeping something (as an activity) within certain boundaries the restriction of surfing to the southern end of the beach rankled some surfers Synonyms circumscription, confinement, limitation, rein, stint Related Words constraint, restraint; containment, isolation, segregation

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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