restrain

restrain

1万語彙レベル Longman Basic English Dictionary Paperback (Longman Dictonaries) LBED p.315

restrain = re-(後ろ) strain(=string,紐,きつく結ぶ)

→ 後ろできつく縛る

→ 抑制する

http://www.oxfordadvancedlearnersdictionary.com/dictionary/restrain

こらえろ。

(R* y*lf.)

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Restrain yourself.

CCSD Collins COBUILD Student's Dictionary Plus Grammar 3/e Softcover (1088 pp) p.593

    1. If someone restrains you, they stop you from doing what you intended or wanted to do, usually by using physical strength.
    2. If you restrain an emotion or restrain yourself from doing something, you prevent yourself from showing that emotion or performing that action.
      • Nancy restrained herself from bringing up the subject.
    3. To restrain something that is growing or increasing means to prevent it from getting too large.
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