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Confine

Con`fine´   Pronunciation: kǒn`fīn´
v. t.1.To restrain within limits; to restrict; to limit; to bound; to shut up; to inclose; to keep close.
[imp. & p. p. Confined ; p. pr. & vb. n. Confining.]
To be confined
to be in childbed.
v. i.1.To have a common boundary; to border; to lie contiguous; to touch; - followed by on or with.
Where your gloomy bounds
Confine with heaven.
- Milton.
n.1.Common boundary; border; limit; - used chiefly in the plural.
2.Apartment; place of restraint; prison.
Verb1.confine - restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"
Synonyms: circumscribe, limit
2.confine - place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends"
3.confine - prevent from leaving or from being removed
4.confine - close in or confine
Synonyms: hold in, enclose
5.confine - deprive of freedom; take into confinement
Synonyms: detain
Antonyms:
free, loose, unloose, unloosen, release, liberate - grant freedom to; free from confinement
6.confine - 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"
Synonyms: restrain, hold
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Confidently
Confidentness
Confider
Confiding
confidingly
CONFIG.SYS
Configurate
Configuration
configuration item
configuration management
configuration programming
configurational
configurationism
Configure
configured
Confinable
-- Confine --
confined
Confineless
Confinement
Confiner
confines
confining
Confinity
Confirm
Confirmable
Confirmance
Confirmare nemo potest priusquam just ei acciderit
Confirmatio chartorum
Confirmatio est nulla
Confirmation
confirmation hearing
Confirmative
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