The act or process of restraining, or of holding back or hindering from motion or action, in any manner; hindrance of the will, or of any action, physical or mental.
physical or chemical means to stop a patient from being able to move about freely.
control of behavior through physical means (attached or next to the person's body), chemical (as in medications or pharmacological), or environmental (such as locked doors).
the state of being physically constrained; "dogs should be kept under restraint"
Control to prevent a person from harming themselves or other people by using: physical means (actual or threatened laying on of hands on a person to stop them carrying out a particular action); mechanical means (for example, electronic locks or video surveillance); environmental means (for example, using cot sides to prevent someone from getting out of bed); or medication (using sedative or tranquillising drugs to treat restless or agitated behaviour).
reasonable physical intervention to prevent serious injury or damage to property
Holding or securing to reduce activity in order to prevent the animal from causing harm to itself or harm to the handler.