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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To persuade with force; compel.

Usage examples (37)
  • Abe didn't want to be constrained by his friends.
  • Even with the targeted procurement it is not enough to develop and empower women owned businesses, another constrain is the supply side.
  • But He delights to be held by beseeching hands, and our wishes 'constrain' Him.
  • "We kind of constrain ourselves in a way to come up with different solutions to different problems." for more
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