what is difference between Constrain and Constraint
From Middle English constreinen, from Old French constreindre, from Latin cōnstringō.
- IPA(key): /kənˈstɹeɪn/
- Rhymes: -eɪn
- Hyphenation: con‧strain
constrain (third-person singular simple present constrains, present participle constraining, simple past and past participle constrained)
- (transitive) To force physically, by strong persuasion or pressuring; to compel; to oblige.
- (transitive) To keep within close bounds; to confine.
- (transitive) To reduce a result in response to limited resources.
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From Middle English constreynt, constreynte, from Old French constreinte, past participle of constreindre (“to constrain”), from Latin cōnstringō (corresponding to the past participle cōnstrictus).
- IPA(key): /kənˈstɹeɪnt/
- Rhymes: -eɪnt
constraint (countable and uncountable, plural constraints)
- Something that constrains; a restriction.
- An irresistible force or compulsion.
- The repression of one’s feelings.
- (mathematics) A condition that a solution to an optimization problem must satisfy.
- (databases) A linkage or other restriction that maintains database integrity.
- constraint satisfaction
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