Lengua inglesa
verb (restrained , restraining )
1 to prevent (someone, oneself, etc) from doing something.
2 to keep (one's temper, ambition, etc) under control.
3 to take away someone's freedom, especially by arresting them.
[14c: from French restreindre , from Latin restringere ]
restrained adjective
1 controlled; able to control one's emotions.
2 showing restraint; without excess.
restrainedly adverb .
restrainer noun .
restraint noun
1 the act of restraining or state of being restrained.
2 a limit or restriction.
3 a device which restrains or restricts.
4 the avoidance of exaggeration or excess; the ability to remain calm and reasonable.

restrain See Usage Note at constrain.

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