confine (Meaning)

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confine (v)

place limits on (extent or amount or access)

prevent from leaving or from being removed

close in

deprive of freedom; take into confinement

to close within bounds, or otherwise limit or deprive of free movement

confine Sentence Examples

  1. The fence was built to confine the animals to a specific area.
  2. His fear of failure seemed to confine him, preventing him from taking risks.
  3. The doctor advised him to confine his physical activity until his injury healed.
  4. The quarantine measures were put in place to confine the spread of the virus.
  5. She felt confined in her small apartment, longing for more space.
  6. The treaty aimed to confine military activities to designated zones.
  7. The teacher asked the students to confine their discussion to the topic at hand.
  8. The ship's captain decided to confine the crew to their quarters during the storm.
  9. The strict rules seemed to confine the students' creativity.
  10. The detectives worked tirelessly to confine the criminal to a specific area, hoping to catch him.

FAQs About the word confine

place limits on (extent or amount or access), prevent from leaving or from being removed, close in, deprive of freedom; take into confinement, to close within b

limit,restrict, hold down, circumscribe, impede, hinder,tighten, repress, modify, lessen

exceed, broaden, expand,exceed, broaden, expand, widen,widen,overextend, overextend

The fence was built to confine the animals to a specific area.

His fear of failure seemed to confine him, preventing him from taking risks.

The doctor advised him to confine his physical activity until his injury healed.

The quarantine measures were put in place to confine the spread of the virus.