Definition Of restrain
prevent (someone or something) from doing something; keep under control or within limits.
he had to be restrained from walking out of the meeting
Example Of restrain
A weak labour market means less money to spend on goods and services and thus restrains economic growth.
After all, the clergy were keepers of public conscience - it was their duty to restrain avarice, sanctify poverty and excommunicate kings if they chose.
After being restrained by two people, Esther calms down.
all front seats must be equipped with seat belts which restrain the upper part of the body
Although the government and opposition signed a peace protocol, both are weak and splintered, unable to restrain their rank and file supporters.