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Synonyms and Antonyms of constraint

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constraint

synonym (synonym of constraint)

  • (noun.state)
    the state of being physically constrained (noun.state)
     

hypernym (constraint IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a device that retards something's motion (noun.artifact)
    an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose (noun.artifact)
     
  • the act of constraining; the threat or use of force to control the thoughts or behavior of others (noun.act)
    the act of keeping something within specified bounds (by force if necessary) (noun.act)
     
  • the state of being physically constrained (noun.state)
    the state of being confined (noun.state)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF constraint relation)

  • a device that retards something's motion (noun.artifact)
    a safety restraint in an automobile; the bag inflates on collision and prevents the driver or passenger from being thrown forward (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a small parachute or articulated flap to reduce the speed of an aircraft (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a restraint that slows airplanes as they land on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a restraint put around something to hold it together (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a restraint used to slow or stop a vehicle (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    one of the pads that apply friction to both sides of the brake disk (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a restraint that checks the motion of something (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    anything that acts as a restraint (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    restraint put into a person's mouth to prevent speaking or shouting (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a restraint incorporated into the ignition switch to prevent the use of a vehicle by persons who do not have the key (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a leather or wire restraint that fits over an animal's snout (especially a dog's nose and jaws) and prevents it from eating or biting (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    belt attaching you to some object as a restraint in order to prevent you from getting hurt (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    restraint consisting of a canvas covered frame that floats behind a vessel; prevents drifting or maintains the heading into a wind (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner) (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a restraint that is used to teach a horse to amble (noun.artifact)
     
  • the act of constraining; the threat or use of force to control the thoughts or behavior of others (noun.act)
    restrictions placed on the immature (noun.act)
     
  • the state of being physically constrained (noun.state)
    something that restricts freedom as a cage restricts movement (noun.state)
     

derivation (.... is derived from constraint)

  • (verb.contact)
    to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement (verb.contact)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation restraint confinement restriction device swaddling clothes air bag airbrake dive brake arrester arrester hook confine hold restrain

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