Strife vs Restrain - What's the difference?

strife | restrain |


As a noun strife

is conflict, sometimes violent, usually brief or limited in scope.

As a verb restrain is

  to control or keep in check.

strife

English

Noun

  • Conflict, sometimes violent, usually brief or limited in scope.
  • Synonyms

    * (conflict) conflict, contention, discord

    Derived terms

    * trouble and strife

    Anagrams

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    restrain

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  •   To control or keep in check.
  •   To deprive of liberty.
  •   To restrict or limit.
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  • , author=George Monbiot, authorlink=George Monbiot , title=Money just makes the rich suffer , volume=188, issue=23, page=19 , magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) citation , 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.}}

    Synonyms

    *

    Derived terms

    * restraint

    Anagrams

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