Definition of CONSTRAINED

verb : CONSTRAINED

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) compel to behave in a certain way; "Social relations impose courtesy"; "duty constrains one to act often contrary to one's desires or inclinations" ;

  • 2. (

    ) to close within bounds, or otherwise limit or deprive of free movement; "This holds the local until the express passengers change trains"; "About a dozen animals were held inside the stockade"; "The illegal immigrants were held at a detention center"; "The terrorists held the journalists for ransom" ;

Adjective : CONSTRAINED

Source: WordNet 3.1


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