Definition of Restraining

1. Verb. (present participle of ''restrain'') ¹



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Definition of Restraining

1. restrain [v] - See also: restrain

Lexicographical Neighbors of Restraining

restored cycle
restorement
restorer
restorers
restores
restoreth
restoring
restos
restrain
restrainable
restrained
restrained beam
restrainedly
restrainer
restrainers
restraining
restraining order
restrainingly
restrainment
restrainments
restrains
restraint
restraint of trade
restraints
restraints of trade
restrategize
restrategized
restrategizes
restrategizing
restratification

Literary usage of Restraining

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Commentaries on the Laws of England by William Blackstone, William Carey Jones (1915)
"(2) Remedial: (a) Enlarging; (b) Restraining.—Remedial statutes are those which are made to supply such defects, and abridge such superfluities, ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"The plaintiffs asked for an injunction restraining the activities of Wilson Bros, and Holmes, also an account of damages. About the time that Branham and ..."

3. A Treatise on Code Pleading and Practice: Also Containing 1900 Forms Adapted by William Angus Sutherland (1910)
"Restraining order.—A restraining order is intended to continue only until the propriety of granting a temporary injunction can be determined.153 The ..."

4. Company Precedents, for Use in Relation to Companies Subject to the by Francis Beaufort Palmer (1884)
"Order restraining issue of execution 491 591. Restraining sheriff from selling . ... Restraining removal of goods 492 593. Restraining removal or sale of ..."

5. Annotated Forms of Federal Procedure by Frank Olds Loveland, George Washington Rightmire (1920)
"The issue of a restraining order, which may be granted ex parte, ... As to the practice of granting a restraining order pending an application for a ..."

6. The Lives and Opinions of Benj'n Franklin Butler: United States District by William Lyon Mackenzie (1845)
"Do you see who compose the committee on the repeal of the restraining law in our ... The restraining law will be modified—the usury laws partially repealed, ..."

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