restrict-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: keep or confine within limits

The authorities took measures to restrict the sale of alcohol.
The government has restricted freedom of movement into and out of the country.
Entry is restricted to members only.
Having small children really restricts your social life.
If I'm driving, I restrict myself to one glass of wine.

VerbNet: limit-76
FrameNet: Cause_confinement
PropBank: restrict.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 3, 4