Expansion and Restriction


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Expansion noun – Something added (as by growth).
Restriction is an antonym for expansion.
Nearby Words: expand, expanded, expanse, expansive, expanding
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Restriction noun – Something that limits one's freedom of action or choice.
Expansion is an antonym for restriction in limit topic.
Nearby Words: restrict, restraint, restricted, restrictive, restricting
Antonyms for Restriction
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actual actual expansion actual restriction
new new expansion new restriction
final final expansion final restriction
additional additional expansion additional restriction
Other adjectives: significant, official, last, seventh.

Both words in one sentence

  • Expansion Pack Dawn of War had a notable exception, or at least Playing With, to the typical restriction of needing the original version: You actually could buy and play the expansion packs standalone, and freely play the single-player campaigns.
  • Anti-Poop Socking The latest expansion removed this restriction.
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Restriction and Expansion. (2016). Retrieved 2020, November 30, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/expansion/restriction
Expansion & Restriction. N.p., 2016. Web. 30 Nov. 2020. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/expansion/restriction>.
Restriction or Expansion. 2016. Accessed November 30, 2020. https://thesaurus.plus/related/expansion/restriction.

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