restricted etymology

English word restricted comes from Latin stringo (I press, tighten, compress.. I unsheath.), Latin re-

Detailed word origin of restricted

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
stringo Latin (lat) I press, tighten, compress.. I unsheath.
re- Latin (lat) Again; prefix added to various words to indicate an action being done again, or like the other usages indicated above under English.. Back, backwards.
restringere Latin (lat)
restrictus Latin (lat) Modest, moderate. Stern, strict, rigorous. Stingy, miserly.
restricted English (eng) (US, dated) Only available to customers who don't belong to racial, ethnic or religious minorities.. Available only to certain authorized groups of people.. Limited within bounds.. One of the classifications of the secrecy of an official document.

Words with the same origin as restricted

Descendants of stringo
district prestigious restrain restraint strain stress stressful strict
Descendants of re-
arrest rain reaction receive recognize record regret relationship relax remain remember remove repeat reputation request rescue research respect responsibility responsible rest return revolution reward ship