Restrain vs Examine - What's the difference?

restrain | examine |


As verbs the difference between restrain and examine

is that restrain is   to control or keep in check while examine is .

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

restrain

English

Verb

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

    *

    Derived terms

    * restraint

    Anagrams

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    examine

    English

    Alternative forms

    * examin (obsolete)

    Verb

    (examin)
  • To observe or inspect carefully or critically.
  • He examined the crime scene for clues.
    She examined the hair sample under a microscope.
  • *
  • 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 check the health or condition of something or someone.
  • The doctor examined the patient.
  • To determine the aptitude, skills or qualifications of someone by subjecting them to an examination.
  • To interrogate.
  • The witness was examined under oath.

    Synonyms

    * (l), (l)

    Derived terms

    * cross-examine, cross examine * examinable * examinee * examiner * examinership * examiningly * re-examine