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〔 kәn`faInIŋ 〕


〔 kәnˋfainiŋ 〕

Overview of verb confine

The verb confine has 6 senses

  • restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle -- (place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends")

  • limit, circumscribe, confine -- (restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day")

  • confine -- (prevent from leaving or from being removed)

  • enclose, hold in, confine -- (close in; darkness enclosed him")

  • confine, detain -- (deprive of freedom; take into confinement)

  • restrain, confine, hold -- (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")

Overview of adj confining

The adj confining has 2 senses