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Definitions of restricted

  1. curbed or regulated; " controlled emotions"
  2. ( grammar) restricted in meaning; ( as e. g. ` man' in ` a tall man')
  3. subject to restriction or subjected to restriction; " of restricted importance"
  4. restricted in meaning; ( as e. g. ` man' in ` a tall man')
  5. Limited; confined to bounds.
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Usage examples for restricted

  1. The Ant State is not restricted to the single ant- hill; it has its territory, its domain, its colonies. – The Forerunners by Romain Rolland
  2. When not thus restricted they lead to combinations of powerful associations, foster an influence necessarily selfish, and turn the fair course of legislation to sinister ends rather than to objects that advance public liberty and promote the general good. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  3. This brings us directly against the old problem, inferiority cannot be accepted as the sole reason of woman's present restricted position in society. – The Truth About Woman by C. Gasquoine Hartley
  4. Finally, the decoration of the lowest part of the walls and of the ceiling was restricted to a small number of subjects, which were always similar: the most important and varied scenes being suspended, as it were, between earth and heaven, on the sides of the chambers and the pylons. – Manual Of Egyptian Archaeology And Guide To The Study Of Antiquities In Egypt by Gaston Camille Charles Maspero
  5. " Saved for the benefit of her country, instead of having her energies restricted to the advantages of one home," was the reply. – An Autobiography by Catherine Helen Spence
  6. I cannot conceive of a prosperous Ireland in which the influence of these leaders is restricted within its present bounds. – Ireland In The New Century by Horace Plunkett
  7. Is our liberty restricted? – History of the Constitutions of Iowa by Benjamin F. Shambaugh
  8. As bonds were similarly restricted, the Committee of Three also lingered on the scene for the same purpose. – The New York Stock Exchange in the Crisis of 1914 by Henry George Stebbins Noble
  9. Is it not most extraordinary that a bill should be returned with the veto from the President on the ground that it provides for four million people, when, restricted in its operations as it is, and having been in operation since March last, it has never had under its control a hundred thousand? – History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States by Wiliam H. Barnes
  10. The passengers, I may mention, came off rather badly, being squeezed into exceedingly restricted quarters in order to make room for the troops. – Peking Dust by Ellen N. La Motte
  11. But this is true only in a restricted sense, for the Italian, and the Venetian especially, makes the whole city his home in pleasant weather. – Venetian Life by W. D. Howells
  12. You are restricted by your poverty, but it is not always a bad thing to be restricted, even from the intellectual point of view. – The Intellectual Life by =Philip Gilbert Hamerton
  13. God is not restricted to this short epoch of time. – Love's Final Victory by Horatio
  14. After Mrs. Bonner's comfortable but restricted cottage, it was good to be back in the spacious old rooms of Hurst Dormer. – The Imaginary Marriage by Henry St. John Cooper
  15. So that the results would by no means be restricted to the mere sum of the associated capacities of the two minds themselves. – The Story of Anna Kingsford and Edward Maitland and of the new Gospel of Interpretation by Edward Maitland
  16. He was restricted in his eagerness by the fear of detection, but he gathered very little knowledge of her habits; singularly enough nobody seemed to care. – Openings in the Old Trail by Bret Harte
  17. The habitat is rather restricted, and the food supply is limited. – A Review of the Middle American Tree Frogs of the Genus Ptychohyla by William E. Duellman
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