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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • v. To keep within bounds; restrict: Please confine your remarks to the issues at hand. See Synonyms at limit.
  • v. To shut or keep in, especially to imprison.
  • v. To restrict in movement: The sick child was confined to bed.
  • verb-intransitive. Archaic To border.
  • n. The limits of a space or area; the borders: within the confines of one county.
  • n. Restraining elements: wanted to escape the confines of corporate politics.
  • n. Purview; scope: a theory that is well within the confines of science.
  • n. Archaic A restriction.
  • n. Obsolete A prison.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • v. To restrict; to keep within bounds; to shut or keep in a limited space or area
  • n. Limit.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • v. To restrain within limits; to restrict; to limit; to bound; to shut up; to inclose; to keep close.
  • verb-intransitive. To have a common boundary; to border; to lie contiguous; to touch; -- followed by on or with.
  • n. Common boundary; border; limit; -- used chiefly in the plural.
  • n. Apartment; place of restraint; prison.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Bordering; having a common boundary; adjacent; contiguous.
  • n. A boundary-line or limit; bound; border; precinct.
  • n. That part of a territory which is at or near the border; the frontier: used generally in the plural, and often figuratively: as, the confines of France or of Scotland.
  • n. Territory; region; district.
  • n. An inhabitant of a contiguous district; a neighbor.
  • n. A place of confinement; a prison.
  • n. In geom. of n-dimensions, that which corresponds to a closed volume in three dimensions.
  • To have a common boundary; border; abut; be in contact: followed by on or with.
  • To restrict within bounds; limit; inclose; bound; hence, imprison; immure; shut up.
  • Synonyms To bound, circumscribe, restrict, incarcerate.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • v. close in
  • v. deprive of freedom; take into confinement
  • v. restrict or confine,
  • v. to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement
  • v. place limits on (extent or access)
  • v. prevent from leaving or from being removed
  • Verb Form
    confined    confines    confining   
    Cross Reference
    cage in    keep in    put behind bars    jail    trap    put away    remand    lag    pin down    intern   
    Words with the same meaning
    limit    inclose    circumscribe    restrain    imprison    restrict    bound    immure    border    touch   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Aline    Cline    Combine    Dine    Heine    Jain    Klein    Kline    Quine    Rhine   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    interior    verge    perimeter    boundary    outskirts    expanse    extremity    maze    occupant    vicinity