Constrict - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |kənˈstrɪkt|  American pronunciation of the word constrict
Brit.  |kənˈstrɪkt|  British pronunciation of the word constrict


- squeeze or press together (syn: compact, compress, contract, press, squeeze)
- become tight or as if tight (syn: constringe, narrow)
Her throat constricted

Extra examples

The drug is used to constrict blood vessels.

The declining economy has constricted job opportunities.

He felt constricted by their notions of what was proper.

Caffeine constricts the blood vessels in your body.

Linda's throat constricted and she started to cry.

Fear of crime constricts many people's lives.

Her throat constricted

Word forms

I/you/we/they: constrict
he/she/it: constricts
present participle: constricting
past tense: constricted
past participle: constricted
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