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Synonyms for CONSTRAIN

Usage Examples for CONSTRAIN

  1. These aggravations necessarily lead to the policy either of never admitting an armed vessel into our harbors or of maintaining in every harbor such an armed force as may constrain obedience to the laws and protect the lives and property of our citizens against their armed guests; but the expense of such a standing force and its inconsistence with our principles dispense with those courtesies which would necessarily call for it, and leave us equally free to exclude the navy, as we are the army, of a foreign power from entering our limits. - "State of the Union Addresses of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
  2. I shall constrain you in nothing: use your good liking. - "The Castle of Otranto" by Horace Walpole