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constrain

1 verb compel TRANSITIVEto constrain sb to do sth tabhairt ar dhuine rud a dhéanamh, iallach a chur ar dhuine rud a dhéanamh, a chur faoi deara do dhuine rud a dhéanamhshe felt constrained to remain bhraith sí nach raibh de rogha aici ach fanacht, bhraith sí go raibh de cheangal uirthi fanacht 2 verb restrict sb TRANSITIVEsrian a chur lelaincis a chur army shyness constrains me cuireann mo chúthaileacht srian liom, ní ligeann an cotadh domwe're constrained by our culture cuireann ár gcultúr srian linn, bíonn ár gcultúr ina laincis orainnhe's not constrained from leaving níl aon chosc air imeacht, tá lánchead aige imeacht
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3 verb restrict sth TRANSITIVEsrian a chur lesrian verb  c m uteorainn a chur leour freedom is constrained by various principles cuireann prionsabail éagsúla srian lenár saoirse

constraining

adjectivesriantach adj1  c m uteorantach adj1  c m ucompetition has a constraining effect on prices cuireann iomaíocht srian le praghsannait was a constraining society at the time is beag saoirse a bhí ag baint leis an saol ag an am