hold back sb/sth from movement or action; keep sb/sth under control or in check
"suppress a smile"
"Keep your temper"
"keep your cool"
"restrict the use of this parking lot"
"limit the time you can spend with your friends"
"This holds the local until the express passengers change trains"
"About a dozen animals were held inside the stockade"
"The illegal immigrants were held at a detention center"
"The terrorists held the journalists for ransom"
Grandfather had to be restrained from lifting the bags.
出自： E. L. Doctorow
Aristotle..could hardly restrain himself from jumping up.
出自： J. Heller
The man lost his temper and had to be restrained from violence by neighbors who held his arms.