Restraining vs Restricting - What's the difference?

restraining | restricting |


As verbs the difference between restraining and restricting

is that restraining is while restricting is .

As a noun restraining

is the act by which someone or something is restrained.

As an adjective restricting is

serving to restrict.

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;

    restricting

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • serving to restrict