small or limited in size, area, or amount:
It's difficult trying to work in such a restricted space.
limited or controlled, especially by laws or rules:
Press freedom is severely restricted.
The sale of alcohol is restricted to people over the age of 18.
There is restricted access to this information (=only certain people can have it).
limited in your movements or in what you are able to do:
The accident left her with restricted movement in her right leg.
In those days women led very restricted lives.
a restricted area, document, or information can only be seen or used by a particular group of people because it is secret or dangerous:
No Entry - restricted area for army personnel only.
to only affect a limited area, group etc:
The damage is restricted to the left side of the brain.
Eligibility for five weeks' holiday is restricted to senior management.