Definition of Restraint. Meaning of Restraint. Synonyms of Restraint

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Definition of Restraint

Restraint
Restraint Re*straint", n. [OF. restraincte, fr. restrainct, F. restreint, p. p. of restraindre, restrendre. See Restrain.] 1. The act or process of restraining, or of holding back or hindering from motion or action, in any manner; hindrance of the will, or of any action, physical or mental. No man was altogether above the restrains of law, and no man altogether below its protection. --Macaulay. 2. The state of being restrained. 3. That which restrains, as a law, a prohibition, or the like; limitation; restriction. For one restraint, lords of the world besides. --Milton. Syn: Repression; hindrance; check; stop; curb;?oercion; confinement; limitation; restriction.

Meaning of Restraint from wikipedia

- Restraint may refer to: Restraint, or self-control, a personal virtue Medical restraint, form of general physical restraint used for medical purposes...
- A restraint chair is a type of physical restraint that is used to force an individual to remain seated in one place to prevent injury and harm to themselves...
- A restraint on alienation, in the law of real property, is a clause used in the conveyance of real property that s****s to prohibit the recipient from...
- Prior restraint (also referred to as prior censorship or pre-publication censorship) is censorship imposed, usually by a government or institution, on...
- Medical restraints are physical restraints used during certain medical procedures to restrain patients with the minimum of discomfort and pain and to prevent...
- Head restraints (also called headrests) are an automotive safety feature, attached or integrated into the top of each seat to limit the rearward movement...
- Physical restraint refers to means of purposely limiting or obstructing the freedom of a person's bodily movement. Usually, binding objects such as handcuffs...
- voluntary self-restraint. It is typically described in terms of what an individual voluntarily refrains from doing. This includes restraint from revenge...
- Limb restraints are physical restraints that are applied to a person's arms or legs. They are used as medical restraints. As a medical restraint, limb...
- Restraints of trade is a common law doctrine relating to the enforceability of contractual restrictions on freedom to conduct business. It is a precursor...
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