Restrain vs Elimination - What's the difference?

restrain | elimination |

As a verb restrain

is   to control or keep in check.

As a noun elimination is


Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




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

    * restraint


    * * * * * * English transitive verbs




  • The act of eliminating, expelling or throwing off.
  • The act of excluding a losing contestant from a match, tournament, or other competition.
  • (television) The act of voting off or throwing off a contestant in a reality television competition.
  • (biology) The act of discharging or excreting waste products or foreign substances through the various emunctories.
  • (mathematics) The act of causing a quantity to disappear from an equation; especially, in the operation of deducing from several equations containing several unknown quantities a less number of equations containing a less number of unknown quantities.
  • (logic) The act of obtaining by separation, or as the result of eliminating; deduction.
  • (accounting) The act of recording amounts in a to remove the effects of inter-company transactions. - Consolidated Statements (Interco eliminations)
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