• IPA: /ɹɪˈstɹɪkt/

restrict (restricts, present participle restricting; past and past participle restricted)

  1. To restrain within boundaries; to limit; to confine
    After suffering diahrroea, the patient was restricted to a diet of rice, cold meat, and yoghurt.
  2. (specifically, mathematics) To consider (a function) as defined on a subset of its original domain.
    If we restrict sine to [-\frac\pi2,\frac\pi2], we can define its inverse.
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  1. (obsolete) Restricted.

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