Restrictive vs Restraining - What's the difference?

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Restrictive is a related term of restraining.


As an adjective restrictive

is confining, limiting, containing with in defined bounds.

As a verb restraining is

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As a noun restraining is

the act by which someone or something is restrained.

restrictive

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • confining, limiting, containing with in defined bounds.
  • restraining

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act by which someone or something is restrained.
  • * George Meredith
  • She had the privilege of a soul beyond our minor rules and restrainings to speak her wishes to the true wife of a mock husband—no husband; less a husband than this shadow of a woman a wife, she said;