Synonyms for Restricts:
catches, plugs, stays, restrains, congests, entangles, crimps, bottlenecks, chokes, detains, tangles, blocks, impedes, bungs, cripples, opposes, baffles, snags, clogs, complicates, Cramps, mires, obstructs, inhibits, resists, constipates, interrupts, constrains, stops, frustrates, Delays, impairs, counters, handicaps, hamstrings, fouls, checks, hampers, entraps, dams, snarls, deters, thwarts, burdens, jams, drags, hinders, paralyzes, fetters, encumbers, brakes, bars, curbs.
ends, borders, edges, limits, rims, bounds, terminates.
bans, prohibits, suppresses, disallows, disapproves, disqualifies, prevents, forbids, oppresses, outlaws, Denies, precludes, curtails, rejects, refuses, controls.
collars, tethers, confines, constricts, leashes, shackles, bridles, binds.
Usage examples for restricts
While it is true that the people permit the monopoly to become a necessary public servant and protect it in the contracts by which it restricts competition, it is also true that the monopoly cannot justly make merchandise of the necessities of the people. – Monopolies and the People by Charles Whiting Baker