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    confine

    confine - Dictionary definition and meaning for word confine

    Definition
    (verb) place limits on (extent or access)
    Synonyms : bound , limit , restrain , restrict , throttle , trammel
    Example Sentence
    • restrict the use of this parking lot
    • limit the time you can spend with your friends
    Definition
    (verb) restrict or confine,
    Synonyms : circumscribe , limit
    Example Sentence
    • I limit you to two visits to the pub a day
    Definition
    (verb) prevent from leaving or from being removed Definition
    (verb) close in
    Synonyms : enclose , hold in
    Example Sentence
    • darkness enclosed him
    Definition
    (verb) deprive of freedom; take into confinement
    Synonyms : detain
    Definition
    (verb) to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement
    Synonyms : hold , restrain
    Example Sentence
    • 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
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for confine

when a person is 'on fine'(confine),he will be in limits or else he behaves as he like

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