Nouns (6)

restringir, limitar, restricción, limitación, cortapisa, atadura
n. an act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation)

Verbs (82)

matizar, limitar, templar
v. make more specific; "qualify these remarks"
limitar, reducir, disminuir
v. narrow or limit; "reduce the influx of foreigners"
sofrenar, refrenar, restringir, encerrar, limitar, delimitar
v. lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger"
deslindar, acotar, restringir, limitar, delimitar
v. restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"
coartar, frenar, poner freno a, poner coto a, refrenar, restringir, limitar, dominar
v. place restrictions on; "curtail drinking in school"
hacer más duro, constreñir, restringir, limitar, reducir
v. restrict; "Tighten the rules"; "stiffen the regulations"
mondar, escamondar, desmochar, restringir, limitar, podar, aminorar, recortar, reducir, atusar, cortar
v. shorten as if by severing the edges or ends of; "cut my hair"
demarcar, definir, restringir, limitar, determinar
v. fix in scope; fix the boundaries of; "the tree determines the border of the property"
estar contiguo, mantener frontera con, confinar con, lindar con, tocarse, limitar con, limitar, lindar, confinar, tocar
v. attach or add; "I adjoin a copy of your my lawyer's letter"
deslindar, acotar, restringir, limitar, delimitar
v. place under restrictions; limit access to; "This substance is controlled"
amaestrar, sofrenar, refrenar, limitar, reprimir, controlar, dominar, contener, moderar
v. lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger"

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Fuzzynyms (373)

control, dominio
n. the activity of managing or exerting control over something; "the control of the mob by the police was admirable"
cohibición, restricción, limitación, reserva
n. the act of keeping something within specified bounds (by force if necessary); "the restriction of the infection to a focal area"
restricción, limitación
n. the act of constraining; the threat or use of force to control the thoughts or behavior of others
cohibición, restricción, limitación
n. the quality of being limited or restricted; "it is a good plan but it has serious limitations"
prohibición, interdicto, interdicción, entredicho, proscripción
n. a court order prohibiting a party from doing a certain activity
embargo comercial, prohibición comercial, embargo
n. a government order imposing a trade barrier
diversificar, alterar, variar, transformar, reformar, desfigurar, cambiar, mudar
v. become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence; "her mood changes in accordance with the weather"; "The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season"
alterar, variar, cambiar, mudar, modificar
v. cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
sufrir merma, ir a menos, decrecer, empequeñecer, remitir, ceder, menguar, disminuir, reducirse
v. decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper"
alterar, transformar, reformar, cambiar, modificar
v. make less severe or harsh or extreme; "please modify this letter to make it more polite"; "he modified his views on same-gender marriage"
alterar, transformar, reformar, cambiar, modificar
v. make less severe or harsh or extreme; "please modify this letter to make it more polite"; "he modified his views on same-gender marriage"
matizar, limitar, templar
v. make more specific; "qualify these remarks"
matizar, limitar, templar
v. make more specific; "qualify these remarks"
sofrenar, refrenar, restringir, encerrar, limitar, delimitar
v. lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger"
sofrenar, refrenar, restringir, encerrar, limitar, delimitar
v. lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger"
tirar de las riendas, refrenar, reprimir, controlar, contener
v. keep in check; "rule one's temper"
coartar, frenar, poner freno a, poner coto a, refrenar, restringir, limitar, dominar
v. place restrictions on; "curtail drinking in school"
coartar, frenar, poner freno a, poner coto a, refrenar, restringir, limitar, dominar
v. place restrictions on; "curtail drinking in school"
coartar, frenar, poner freno a, poner coto a, refrenar, restringir, limitar, dominar
v. place restrictions on; "curtail drinking in school"
diminuir, recortar
v. terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent; "My speech was cut short"; "Personal freedom is curtailed in many countries"
regular, modular
v. vary the frequency, amplitude, phase, or other characteristic of (electromagnetic waves)
angostarse, restringir, angostar, estrecharse, estrechar
v. make or become more narrow or restricted; "The selection was narrowed"; "The road narrowed"
angostarse, restringir, angostar, estrecharse, estrechar
v. make or become more narrow or restricted; "The selection was narrowed"; "The road narrowed"
depreciar, desvalorizarse, desvalorar
v. lose in value; "The dollar depreciated again"
finar, terminarse, acabarse, rematar, pararse, terminar, acabar, finalizar, parar
v. have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical; "the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed"; "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"; "My property ends by the bushes"; "The symphony ends in a pianissimo"
finar, terminarse, acabarse, rematar, pararse, terminar, acabar, finalizar, parar
v. have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical; "the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed"; "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"; "My property ends by the bushes"; "The symphony ends in a pianissimo"
emmudecer, apagar, amortiguar
v. restrain or discourage; "the sudden bad news damped the joyous atmosphere"
apagar, contener, ahogar, sofocar
v. smother or suppress; "Stifle your curiosity"
acostumbrarse a, habituarse, adaptarse, acostumbrarse, hacerse a, avezarse, hacerse
v. adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions; "We must adjust to the bad economic situation"
mondar, escamondar, desmochar, restringir, limitar, podar, aminorar, recortar, reducir, atusar, cortar
v. shorten as if by severing the edges or ends of; "cut my hair"
achicar, empequeñecer, mermar, reducir, disminuir
v. make smaller; "He decreased his staff"
infamar, detraer, detractar, hablar con desprecio de, empequeñecer, denigrar, rebajar
v. lessen the authority, dignity, or reputation of; "don't belittle your colleagues"
enmudecer, silenciar, hacer callar, acallar, sosegar, aquietar, tranquilizar
v. cause to be quiet or not talk; "Please silence the children in the church!"
cohibir, inhibir, coartar
v. limit, block, or decrease the action or function of; "inhibit the action of the enzyme"; "inhibit the rate of a chemical reaction"
adulterar
v. lower in value by increasing the base-metal content
inhibir, reprimir
v. reduce the incidence or severity of or stop; "suppress a yawn"; "this drug can suppress the hemorrhage"
computar, cifrar, contar, calcular
v. take account of; "You have to reckon with our opponents"; "Count on the monsoon"
emitir un juicio, determinar, resolver, concluir, decidir
v. reach, make, or come to a decision about something; "We finally decided after lengthy deliberations"
emitir un juicio, determinar, resolver, concluir, decidir
v. reach, make, or come to a decision about something; "We finally decided after lengthy deliberations"
emitir un juicio, determinar, resolver, concluir, decidir
v. reach, make, or come to a decision about something; "We finally decided after lengthy deliberations"
emitir un juicio, determinar, resolver, concluir, decidir
v. reach, make, or come to a decision about something; "We finally decided after lengthy deliberations"
tener el propósito, proponerse, tener el propósito de, destinar
v. design or destine; "She was intended to become the director"
tener el propósito, proponerse, tener el propósito de, destinar
v. design or destine; "She was intended to become the director"
pensar en, referirse a
v. intend to refer to; "I'm thinking of good food when I talk about France"; "Yes, I meant you when I complained about people who gossip!"
pensar en, referirse a
v. intend to refer to; "I'm thinking of good food when I talk about France"; "Yes, I meant you when I complained about people who gossip!"
tomar una pausa, pausar, hacer una pausa
v. interrupt the flow of current in; "break a circuit"
atenuar, ablandar
v. make less severe or harsh; "mitigating circumstances"
describir el carácter de, calificar, caracterizar, describir, distinguir, señalar
v. describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of; "You can characterize his behavior as that of an egotist"; "This poem can be characterized as a lament for a dead lover"
difinir, difinecer, definir, definirse
v. give a definition for the meaning of a word; "Define `sadness'"
difinir, difinecer, definir, definirse
v. give a definition for the meaning of a word; "Define `sadness'"
extractar, hacer un resumen de, hacer un resumen, resumir, sintetizar, compendiar
v. give a summary (of); "he summed up his results"; "I will now summarize"
extractar, hacer un resumen de, hacer un resumen, resumir, sintetizar, compendiar
v. give a summary (of); "he summed up his results"; "I will now summarize"
hacer contacto, establecer contacto, ponerse en contacto, unirse, juntarse
v. make contact or come together; "The two roads join here"
dar en rostro a, encocorar, vedar, imposibilitar, estorbar, impedir, abrumar, incomodar, molestar, fastidiar, quitar, cargar
v. keep under control; keep in check; "suppress a smile"; "Keep your temper"; "keep your cool"
sofrenar, refrenar, acorralar, reprimir, detener, contener
v. squeeze together
eslabonar, vincular, relacionar, encadenar, interconectar, reunir, enlazar, ensamblar, conectar, unir
v. connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces; "Can you connect the two loudspeakers?"; "Tie the ropes together"; "Link arms"
retener en suelo
v. confine or restrict to the ground; "After the accident, they grounded the plane and the pilot"
retener en suelo
v. confine or restrict to the ground; "After the accident, they grounded the plane and the pilot"
retener en suelo
v. confine or restrict to the ground; "After the accident, they grounded the plane and the pilot"
extinguir, envolver, tapar, cubrir, amortiguar, ahogar, sofocar
v. conceal or hide; "smother a yawn"; "muffle one's anger"; "strangle a yawn"
extinguir, envolver, tapar, cubrir, amortiguar, ahogar, sofocar
v. conceal or hide; "smother a yawn"; "muffle one's anger"; "strangle a yawn"
frenar, refrenar, reprimir, retener, controlar, dominar, contener
v. practice self-denial of one's body and appetites
erizarse
v. react in an offended or angry manner; "He bristled at her suggestion that he should teach her how to use the program"
amordazar
v. fit with a muzzle; "muzzle the dog to prevent it from biting strangers"
amordazar
v. fit with a muzzle; "muzzle the dog to prevent it from biting strangers"
hacer un discuento, descontar
v. give a reduction in price on; "I never discount these books-they sell like hot cakes"
sojuzgar, subyugar, reprimir, sujetar, rechazar, aplastar, reducir, someter, domeñar, sofocar
v. put down by force or intimidation; "The government quashes any attempt of an uprising"; "China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently"; "The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land"
vigilar, supervisar, controlar, dirigir
v. watch and direct; "Who is overseeing this project?"
hacer justicia, dar sentencia, declarar judicialmente, pronunciar, juzgar, fallar
v. put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of; "The football star was tried for the murder of his wife"; "The judge tried both father and son in separate trials"
regular, regularizar, ordenar
v. bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations; "We cannot regulate the way people dress"; "This town likes to regulate"
definir, especificar
v. be opposite to; of angles and sides, in geometry
entrañar, consistir en, encerrar, incluir, abrazar, comprender, cubrir, contener
v. include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory; "This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds"; "this should cover everyone in the group"
asociar, unirse, reunir, asociarse, juntarse, juntar, unir
v. have or possess in combination; "she unites charm with a good business sense"
ponerse en evidencia, ponerse en claro, evidenciarse, resultar, salir
v. be shown or be found to be; "She proved to be right"; "The medicine turned out to save her life"; "She turned up HIV positive"
avecinarse, apropincuarse, aproximarse a, acercarse a, arrimarse
v. be close or similar; "Her results approximate my own"
ser prominente, representar un papel, hacer un papel, entrar por mucho en, desempeñar un papel
v. be or play a part of or in; "Elections figure prominently in every government program"; "How do the elections figure in the current pattern of internal politics?"

Synonyms (25)

conducir, llevar
v. bring into a different state; "this may land you in jail"
angostarse, restringir, angostar, estrecharse, estrechar
v. make or become more narrow or restricted; "The selection was narrowed"; "The road narrowed"
cercenar, mondar, escamondar, racionalizar, podar, recortar, reducir, limpiar, cortar
v. remove irrational quantities from; "This function can be rationalized"
cercenar, mondar, escamondar, racionalizar, podar, recortar, reducir, limpiar, cortar
v. remove irrational quantities from; "This function can be rationalized"

Antonyms (41)

pase, cédula, patente, permiso, licencia, autorización
n. a legal document giving official permission to do something
acrecentar, aumentar, incrementar
v. make bigger or more; "The boss finally increased her salary"; "The university increased the number of students it admitted"
desenvolver, extender, desarrollar
v. make bigger or wider in size, volume, or quantity; "expand the house by adding another wing"
extender, dilatar, amplificar, ampliar, aumentar, expandir
v. increase the amount or availability of, creating a rise in value; "inflate the currency"
fortificar, fortalecer, agudizar, intensificar, agravar
v. make the chemically affected part of (a negative) denser or more opaque in order produce a stronger contrast between light and dark
obedecer
v. be obedient to
relevar de, librar de, libertar de, exonerar, eximir de, exentar de, exentar, excusar de, dispensar de, relevar, libertar, librar, liberar, eximir, excusar, dispensar, aliviar
v. grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to; "She exempted me from the exam"

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