[n] a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)
[n] a restraint that is used to teach a horse to amble
[n] an adjustable pothook set in a fireplace
[n] a fishing net with three layers; the outer two are coarse mesh and the loose inner layer is fine mesh
[v] place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends"
[v] catch in or as if in a trap; "The men trap foxes"
bond, bound, confine, ensnare, entrap, hamper, limit, restrain, restrict, shackle, snare, throttle, trammel net, trammels, trap