constrict - definition and synonyms

verb formal 

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/kənˈstrɪkt/
present tense
I/you/we/theyconstrict
he/she/itconstricts
present participleconstricting
past tenseconstricted
past participleconstricted
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to become smaller or narrower, or to make something do this
  2. 2
    [transitive] to limit what someone is able or allowed to do

derived word

constriction

 

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/kənˈstrɪkʃ(ə)n/
noun [countable/uncountable]
singularconstriction
pluralconstrictions