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Meaning & Definition of Confine in English

English

Confine

/kənfaɪn/

verb

1. Place limits on (extent or access)

  • "Restrict the use of this parking lot"
  • "Limit the time you can spend with your friends"
    synonym:
  • restrict
  • ,
  • restrain
  • ,
  • trammel
  • ,
  • limit
  • ,
  • bound
  • ,
  • confine
  • ,
  • throttle

2. Restrict or confine, "i limit you to two visits to the pub a day"

    synonym:
  • limit
  • ,
  • circumscribe
  • ,
  • confine

3. Prevent from leaving or from being removed

    synonym:
  • confine

4. Close in

  • Darkness enclosed him"
    synonym:
  • enclose
  • ,
  • hold in
  • ,
  • confine

5. Deprive of freedom

  • Take into confinement
    synonym:
  • confine
  • ,
  • detain

6. To close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement

  • "This holds the local until the express passengers change trains"
  • "About a dozen animals were held inside the stockade"
  • "The illegal immigrants were held at a detention center"
  • "The terrorists held the journalists for ransom"
    synonym:
  • restrain
  • ,
  • confine
  • ,
  • hold