restricted - definition and synonyms


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  1. 1
    intended only for people who have been given special permission

    The officers were caught photographing in a restricted military zone.

    This is a restricted area.

    1. a.
      only for the use of or only including particular people or purposes
      restricted to:

      Access is restricted to the elderly.

      The information was restricted to senior management.

      This trend isn’t restricted to fortysomething males.

  2. 2
    controlled by laws or rules

    Freedom of the press is restricted here.

    restricted in:

    Officials are restricted in their movements in the central zone.

  3. 3
    limited in what it is possible to do

    The accident left me with restricted movement in my right arm.