Restrain vs Carb - What's the difference?

restrain | carb |


As a verb restrain

is   to control or keep in check.

As a noun carb is

(informal|usually|in the plural).

restrain

English

Verb

(en verb)
  •   To control or keep in check.
  •   To deprive of liberty.
  •   To restrict or limit.
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    Synonyms

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    Derived terms

    * restraint

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    carb

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (informal, usually, in the plural)
  • I'm cutting down on carbs to try and lose weight.
  • (informal)
  • This is what controls the flow of fuel into the carb .

    Synonyms

    * carby, carbie

    Derived terms

    * carb up * low-carb

    See also

    * carb-

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