constrain

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to keep within close bounds; to confine
to reduce a result in response to limited resources
to force physically, by strong persuasion or pressurizing; to compel; to oblige
{v} to compel, force, confine, press
To compel; to force; to necessitate; to oblige
To secure by bonds; to chain; to bond or confine; to hold tightly; to constringe
{f} compel, force, oblige, coerce
restrict; "Tighten the rules"; "stiffen the regulations"
To produce in such a manner as to give an unnatural effect; as, a constrained voice
If you feel constrained to do something, you feel that you must do it, even though you would prefer not to. For some reason he felt constrained to lower his voice
To hold back by force; to restrain; to repress
To violate; to ravish
hold back
To bring into a narrow compass; to compress
To constrain someone or something means to limit their development or force them to behave in a particular way. Women are too often constrained by family commitments and by low expectations
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lacking spontaneity; not natural; "a constrained smile"; "forced heartiness"; "a strained smile"
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be/feel constrained to do sth to feel that you must do something
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Forced or compelled against the will, resulting in undue sustained muscluar contraction E g , the horse may be constrained to bend, or flex, or to move forward at speed
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restricted; held back
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Marked by constraint; not free; not voluntary; embarrassed; as, a constrained manner; a constrained tone
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{s} restricted; forced; artificial, unnatural
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lacking spontaneity; not natural; "a constrained smile"; "forced heartiness"; "a strained smile
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past of constrain
constrainedly
By constraint or compulsion; in a constrained manner
constrainedly
in a constrained manner
constrainedly
in a forced or artificial manner, restrainedly
constraining
present participle of constrain
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restricting the scope or freedom of action
constrains
third-person singular of constrain
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