restrain - definition and synonyms

 
verb [transitive] 

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/rɪˈstreɪn/
present tense
I/you/we/theyrestrain
he/she/itrestrains
present participlerestraining
past tenserestrained
past participlerestrained
  1. 1
    to prevent someone or yourself from doing something

    Please restrain yourself from coughing during the performance.