restrict verb

ADV. greatly, seriously, severely | further The government is considering new laws which will further restrict people's access to firearms. | effectively | unduly, unnecessarily | apparently | deliberately

VERB + RESTRICT attempt to, seek to, try to | tend to Having small children tends to restrict your freedom.

PREP. to I'm restricting myself to one glass of wine a day.

PHRASES an attempt to restrict sth attempts to restrict the sale of alcohol | measures to restrict sth