Synonyms of 'constrain'

abate, allay, arrest, assuage, attemper, ban, bar, bear, bind, bit, blunt, cause, chasten, check, compel, confine, contain, control, cool, Coop, crowd, decelerate, deprive, disallow, drive, dull, enforce, enjoin, extenuate, force, Grieve, guard, have, hold, intern, jug, keep, lay, make, moderate, necessitate, obtund, pain, Pound, prison, prohibit, pull, push, reduce, restrain, restrict, set back, shackle, shotgun, soften, squab, straiten, tie, withhold, temper, tame, suppress, subdue, stifle, squish, squeeze, squash, sober, snub, smother, slacken, retrench, retard, rein, refrain, quod, play down, Pen, palliate, oblige, modulate, mitigate, mew, lighten, lessen, keep from, keep back, jam, jail, injure, inhibit, incarcerate, impound, impel, immure, hurt, hold down, hold back, hinder, govern, enclose, encage, diminish, dictate, detain, deaden, de-emphasize, dampen, damp, curtail, curb, crush, crib, concuss, coerce, cloister, cage, bridle, bastille, alleviate, aggrieve, abstain, abridge, weaken, underplay, tone down