Need another word that means the same as “restricted”? Find 19 synonyms and 30 related words for “restricted” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Restricted” are: qualified, cramped, confined, constricted, small, narrow, compact, tight, poky, minimal, sparse, inadequate, limited, controlled, private, personal, intimate, privileged, quiet
Restricted as an Adjective
Definitions of "Restricted" as an adjective
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “restricted” as an adjective can have the following definitions:
- Subject to restriction or subjected to restriction.
- (of DNA) subject to degradation by a restriction enzyme.
- The lowest level of official classification for documents.
- Restricted in meaning; (as e.g. `man' in `a tall man.
- (of a virus) unable to reproduce at its normal rate in certain hosts.
- (of a document or information) not to be disclosed to the public for reasons of national security.
- Limited in extent, number, scope, or action.
Synonyms of "Restricted" as an adjective (19 Words)
|compact||Closely and neatly packed together; dense.|
A wrestler of compact build.
|confined||(of a space) restricted in area or volume; cramped.|
Her fear of confined spaces.
People seek an environment where they don t feel constricted.
|controlled||(of an explosion) produced deliberately under conditions that are determined beforehand.|
She s a very controlled player and is mentally tough.
|cramped||Constricted in size.|
He felt cramped in a large organization.
|inadequate||Of insufficient quantity to meet a need.|
The staff was inadequate.
|intimate||(of knowledge) detailed or thorough.|
He touched her intimate parts.
|limited||Denoting a limited company used after a company name.|
|minimal||Characterized by the use of simple forms or structures, especially geometric or massive ones.|
Needed to enforce minimal standards.
|narrow||Denoting a vowel pronounced with the root of the tongue drawn back so as to narrow the pharynx.|
They ate a narrow range of foods.
|personal||Existing as a self aware entity not as an abstraction or an impersonal force.|
I have something personal to tell you.
Five of us shared the poky little room.
|private||Concerning things deeply private and personal.|
|privileged||(of information) legally protected from being made public.|
He accused me of giving away privileged information.
|qualified||Holding appropriate documentation and officially on record as qualified to perform a specified function or practice a specified skill.|
Newly qualified nurses.
|quiet||Free of noise or uproar; or making little if any sound.|
The car has a quiet economical engine.
|small||Made to seem smaller or less especially in worth.|
A still small voice.
|sparse||Scanty; in short supply.|
Information on earnings is sparse.
|tight||Pulled or drawn tight.|
Presidential advisers keep a tight grip on domestic policy.
Usage Examples of "Restricted" as an adjective
- Some enzymes cleave DNA at restricted sites.
- Of restricted importance.
- The mechanism of restricted virus replication.
- Western scientists had only restricted access to the site.
Associations of "Restricted" (30 Words)
|captive||A person who has been taken prisoner or an animal that has been confined.|
The farm was used to hold prisoners of war captive.
|circumscribed||Subject to limits or subjected to limits.|
|classified||(of information or documents) designated as officially secret and accessible only to authorized people.|
Classified information on nuclear experiments.
|conditional||A sentence containing a conditional clause.|
Lent conditional support.
|confined||Not free to move about.|
Her fear of confined spaces.
|confinement||The action of confining or state of being confined.|
The pros and cons of home versus hospital confinement.
|constraint||The state of being physically constrained.|
They would be able to talk without constraint.
|cramped||Uncomfortably small or restricted.|
Trying to bring children up in cramped high rise apartments.
|exclusive||An item or story published or broadcast by only one source.|
The list is not exclusive.
|exhaustible||Capable of being used up.|
Our exhaustible reserves of fossil fuel.
|expendable||Of relatively little significance, and therefore able to be abandoned or destroyed.|
Unmanned and expendable launch vehicles.
|few||The RAF pilots who took part in the Battle of Britain.|
Few women have led troops in battle.
|finite||Limited in size or extent.|
Every computer has a finite amount of memory.
|incompleteness||The state of being crude and incomplete and imperfect.|
The study was criticized for incompleteness of data but it stimulated further research.
|insofar||To the degree or extent that.|
Insofar as it can be ascertained the horse lung is comparable to that of man.
|limitation||A limiting rule or circumstance; a restriction.|
The limitation of local authorities powers.
The legislation has had a limited effect.
|limiting||Strictly limiting the reference of a modified word or phrase.|
A limiting factor.
|localized||Confined or restricted to a particular location.|
There d now be a more localized news service.
The performance of the modified aircraft was much improved.
|narrow||Make or become more narrow or restricted.|
The road narrowed.
|only||Being the only one single and isolated from others.|
She was still only in her mid thirties.
|provisional||A provisional stamp.|
Norman as yet had only a provisional licence.
|provisory||Subject to a proviso; conditional.|
A provisory clause.
|regulation||In accordance with regulations of the correct type.|
Fiscal regulations are in the hands of politicians.
|restraint||A rule or condition that limits freedom.|
The unlawful restraint of trade.
|scanty||Lacking in amplitude or quantity.|
They paid whatever they could out of their scanty wages to their families.
|selectively||By selection; in a selective manner.|
The book needs to be read selectively.
|tentative||Under terms not final or fully worked out or agreed upon.|
He eventually tried a few tentative steps round his hospital room.
|transitory||Lasting a very short time.|
Love is transitory but it is eternal.