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Synonyms for constraining

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. confining, constraining, constrictive, limiting, restricting(adj)

    restricting the scope or freedom of action

    Synonyms:
    limiting, narrowing, close, confining, restricting, constrictive, constricting

    Antonyms:
    unrestrictive

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    limiter, binding, limiting, restricting, restrictive

How to pronounce constraining?

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How to use constraining in a sentence?

  1. President Barack Obama:

    Our goal has to be militarily constraining ISIL's capabilities, cutting off their supply lines, cutting off their financing.

  2. Peter Cafiero:

    You can’t really add anything anywhere, there is something constraining us everywhere at all times of day, at this point, on every line.

  3. Yasuhiro Yamada:

    But we're also hearing more firms say parts and labor shortages are constraining their businesses.

  4. Yasuhiro Yamada:

    The tightening job market continues to help lift wages and household income, but we're also hearing more firms say parts and labor shortages are constraining their businesses.

  5. President Barack Obama:

    And I will then ask every member of Congress to ask why would we reject that deal and prefer a potential military option that would be less effective in constraining Iran's nuclear program and would have extraordinarily ramifications at a time when we've already got too many conflicts in the Middle East, and I'm pretty confident I can win that argument.

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