"restricting" in the verb sense
1. restrict, curtail, curb, cut back
place restrictions on
"curtail drinking in school"
2. restrict, control
place under restrictions limit access to by law
"this substance is controlled"
"that area is restricted to security personnel only"
3. restrict, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle
place limits on (extent or amount or access
"restrict the use of this parking lot"
"limit the time you can spend with your friends"
prevent (information) from being circulated or disclosed
"restricting" in the adjective sense
1. confining, constraining, constrictive, limiting, restricting
restricting the scope or freedom of action
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