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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Constrain (0.01122 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Constrain.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: constrain memaksa
English → English (WordNet) Definition: constrain constrain v 1: hold back [syn: restrain, encumber, cumber] 2: restrict; “Tighten the rules”; “stiffen the regulations” [syn: stiffen, tighten, tighten up]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Constrain Constrain \Con*strain"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Constrained; p. pr. & vb. n. Constraining.] [OF. constraindre, F. contrainde, L. constringere; con- + stringere to draw tight. See Strain, and. cf. Constrict, Constringe.] 1. To secure by bonds; to chain; to bond or confine; to hold tightly; to constringe. [1913 Webster] He binds in chains The drowsy prophet, and his limbs constrains. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] When winter frosts constrain the fields with cold. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To bring into a narrow compass; to compress. [1913 Webster] How the strait stays the slender waist constrain. --Gay. [1913 Webster] 3. To hold back by force; to restrain; to repress. [1913 Webster] My sire in caves constrains the winds. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 4. To compel; to force; to necessitate; to oblige. [1913 Webster] The love of Christ constraineth us. --2. Cor. v. 14. [1913 Webster] I was constrained to appeal unto C[ae]sar. --Acts xxviii. 19. [1913 Webster] 5. To violate; to ravish. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] 6. To produce in such a manner as to give an unnatural effect; as, a constrained voice. Syn: To compel; force; drive; impel; urge; press. [1913 Webster]


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