Restrain vs Examine - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between restrain and examine
is that restrain
is to control or keep in check while examine
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
To control or keep in check.
To deprive of liberty.
To restrict or limit.
, author=George Monbiot, authorlink=George Monbiot
, title=Money just makes the rich suffer
, volume=188, issue=23, page=19
, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly
, passage=In order to grant the rich these pleasures, the social contract is reconfigured. […] The public realm is privatised, the regulations restraining
the ultra-wealthy and the companies they control are abandoned, and Edwardian levels of inequality are almost fetishised.}}
* examin (obsolete)
To observe or inspect carefully or critically.
- He examined the crime scene for clues.
- She examined the hair sample under a microscope.
To check the health or condition of something or someone.
- With fresh material, taxonomic conclusions are leavened by recognition that the material examined reflects the site it occupied; a herbarium packet gives one only a small fraction of the data desirable for sound conclusions. Herbarium material does not, indeed, allow one to extrapolate safely: what you see is what you get
To determine the aptitude, skills or qualifications of someone by subjecting them to an examination.
- The doctor examined the patient.
- The witness was examined under oath.
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* cross-examine, cross examine