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 Meanings and Examples of RESTRICT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 v.  keep or confine within limits
Classic Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  For our part, we reserve to the word its ancient and precise, circumscribed and determined significance, and we restrict slang to slang.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
2  Their form was restricted, but their liberty was great.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I—THE YEAR 1817
3  It will be understood that the word inn-keeper is here employed in a restricted sense, and does not extend to an entire class.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
4  The use of it had to be restricted.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
5  And Combeferre restricted himself to replying with a grave smile.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
6  Nevertheless the opinion of Tacitus, duly restricted and not understood as applying to a case like that of Appius, merits approval.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XIX.
7  The alternative thus offered the nation was not between full and restricted Negro suffrage; else every sensible man, black and white, would easily have chosen the latter.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In II
8  In the most cultured sections and cities of the South the Negroes are a segregated servile caste, with restricted rights and privileges.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In II
9  Lily had abundant energy of her own, but it was restricted by the necessity of adapting herself to her aunt's habits.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
10  In those days, the captain's authority was restricted to the navigation and general management of the vessel; while over the whale-hunting department and all its concerns, the Specksnyder or Chief Harpooneer reigned supreme.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 33. The Specksnyder.
11  For the last year and a half I have not had a hand in anything dishonourable, amid all that time I have been struggling in most restricted circumstances.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen
Get Context   In ACT II
12  She then peeped round to where I sat; so stern a neighbour was too restrictive to him, in his present fractious mood, she dared whisper no observations, nor ask of him any information.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
13  In the new public law courts he disliked the restrictions laid on the lawyers conducting cases.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 4: Chapter 5
14  She paused before him with a smile which seemed at once designed to admit him to her familiarity, and to remind him of the restrictions it imposed.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 1
15  Neither the dissipations of the past--and she had lived very much in the world--nor the restrictions of the present, neither sickness nor sorrow seemed to have closed her heart or ruined her spirits.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 17
Example Sentence: (42 in 3 pages)
16  New heavy industries were concentrated in narrowly restricted areas.
17  Entrance to universities and senior secondary schools was restricted.
18  A restricted import quota was set for meat products.
19  It's difficult trying to work in such a restricted space.
20  This exodus prompted the GDR's ruling Socialist Unity Party of Germany to create a five-kilometer-wide restricted area along the demarcation line.
21  The Act was introduced to end restrictive practices in the docks.
22  If this be thought to be disingenuously restrictive, an attempt to define away the opposition, then consider the alternative.
23  If her marriage becomes too restrictive, she will break out and seek new horizons.
24  We think form is restrictive, which is why we go through different writing phases to shape our songs.
25  There are no restrictions on the amount of money you can withdraw.
26  Petty restrictions easily raised/aroused the ire of such a creative artist.
27  It is also expected to consider a resolution which would allow food to go through immediately with fewer restrictions.
28  The law imposed new financial restrictions on private companies.
29  The government has agreed to lift restrictions on press freedom.
30  Tighter trade restrictions might cramp economic growth.