A principle that limits the extent of something:
— I am willing to accept certain restrictions on my movements.
Roget 469: qualification, limitation, modification, coloring. allowance, grains of allowance, consideration, extenuating circumstances; mitigation. condition, proviso, prerequisite, contingency, ... show more
An act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation).
Dutch: beknotting, beperking, inperking, limitatie, restrictie, terugdringing
The act of keeping something within specified bounds (by force if necessary):
— The restriction of the infection to a focal area.
Moby thesaurus: allowance, arrest, arrestation, arrestment, ban, bar, barring, blockade, blockage, blocking, boundary, bounds, boycott, brake, caging, cession, check, circumscription, clogging, closeness ... show more.
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