Constrainable
Constrainable Con*strain"a*ble, a. [Cf. OF. constraignable, F. contraignable.] Capable of being constrained; liable to constraint, or to restraint. --Hooker. [1913 Webster]

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  • constrainable — See constrain. * * * …   Universalium

  • constrainable — adj. can be restrained; can be confined; can be coerced …   English contemporary dictionary

  • constrainable — constrainˈable adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑constrain …   Useful english dictionary

  • constrain — constrainable, adj. constrainer, n. constrainingly, adv. /keuhn strayn /, v.t. 1. to force, compel, or oblige: He was constrained to admit the offense. 2. to confine forcibly, as by bonds. 3. to repress or restrain: Cold weather constrained the… …   Universalium

  • constrainer — See constrainable. * * * …   Universalium

  • constrainedly — See constrainable. * * * …   Universalium

  • compellable — adj. constrainable; able to compel, influenceable …   English contemporary dictionary

  • constrain — /kənˈstreɪn / (say kuhn strayn) verb (t) 1. to force, compel, or oblige; bring about by compulsion: to constrain obedience. 2. to confine forcibly, as by bonds. 3. to repress or restrain. {Middle English constreign(en), from Old French… …   Australian English dictionary

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