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Tikhoma - Restrain

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Tikhoma is a Xitsonga word meaning "Restrain" in English. Item has no rating. Help improve content quality by rating below or sending a suggestion

Definition of restrain
- Restrain v
- Keep under control; keep in check; "suppress a smile"; "Keep your temper"; "keep your cool" [syn: {suppress}, {keep}, {keep back}, {hold back}]
- Place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends" [syn: {restrict}, {trammel}, {limit}, {bound}, {confine}, {throttle}]
- To close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement; "This holds the local until the express passengers change trains"; "About a dozen animals were held inside the stockade"; "The illegal immigrants were held at a detention center"; "The terrorists held the journalists for ransom" [syn: {confine}, {hold}]
- Hold back [syn: {encumber}, {cumber}, {constrain}]
- To compel or deter by or as if by threats [syn: {intimidate}]
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