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confine

Definition of confine

Pronunciation

  • (verb) enPR: kənfīnʹ, IPA: /kənˈfaɪn/, SAMPA: /k@n"faIn/
  • (noun)
    (RP): /ˈkɒnfaɪn/, /"kQnfaIn/
    (US): känʹfīn, /ˈkɑnfaɪn/, /"kAnfaIn/
  • Rhymes: -aɪn

Verb

to confine (third-person singular simple present confines, present participle confining, simple past and past participle confined)

  1. (transitive) To restrict; to keep within bounds; to shut or keep in a limited space or area

Noun

confine (plural confines)

  1. (in plural confines) Limits.

Synonyms

  • (limits): borders, bounds, limits

References:

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