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Constrain vs. Constraint

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  • Constrain (verb)

    To pressuring; to compel; to oblige.

  • Constrain (verb)

    To keep within close bounds; to confine.

  • Constrain (verb)

    To reduce a result in response to limited resources.

  • Constraint (noun)

    Something that constrains; a restriction.

  • Constraint (noun)

    An irresistible force or compulsion.

  • Constraint (noun)

    A condition that a solution to an optimization problem must satisfy.

  • Constraint (noun)

    A linkage or other restriction that maintains database integrity.

Wiktionary
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  • Constrain

    To secure by bonds; to chain; to bond or confine; to hold tightly; to constringe.

  • Constrain

    To bring into a narrow compass; to compress.

  • Constrain

    To hold back by force; to restrain; to repress.

  • Constrain

    To compel; to force; to necessitate; to oblige.

  • Constrain

    To violate; to ravish.

  • Constrain

    To produce in such a manner as to give an unnatural effect; as, a constrained voice.

  • Constraint (noun)

    The act of constraining, or the state of being constrained; that which compels to, or restrains from, action; compulsion; restraint; necessity.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Constrain (verb)

    hold back

  • Constrain (verb)

    restrict;

    "Tighten the rules"

    "stiffen the regulations"

  • Constraint (noun)

    the state of being physically constrained;

    "dogs should be kept under restraint"

  • Constraint (noun)

    a device that retards something's motion;

    "the car did not have proper restraints fitted"

  • Constraint (noun)

    the act of constraining; the threat or use of force to control the thoughts or behavior of others

Princeton's WordNet
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