restrains; restrained; restraining
1 : to prevent (a person or animal) from doing something
He could not restrain the dog from attacking.
I wanted to have another serving, but I somehow restrained myself. = I somehow restrained myself from having another serving.
He could restrain himself no longer.
2 : to prevent (a person or animal) from moving by using physical force
Hospital orderlies needed to restrain the patient.
He was restrained and placed in a holding cell.
3 : to keep (something) under control
He could barely restrain his anger.
The manufacturer took measures to restrain costs.