Associations to the word «Confine»


CONFINE, verb. (transitive) To restrict; to keep within bounds; to shut or keep in a limited space or area.
CONFINE, verb. To have a common boundary; to border; to lie contiguous; to touch; followed by on or with.
CONFINE, noun. Limit.

Dictionary definition

CONFINE, verb. Place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends".
CONFINE, verb. Restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day".
CONFINE, verb. Prevent from leaving or from being removed.
CONFINE, verb. Close in; darkness enclosed him".
CONFINE, verb. Deprive of freedom; take into confinement.
CONFINE, verb. 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".

Wise words

A wise man hears one word and understands two.
Yiddish Proverb