confine
definitions-
  • To restrict in movement:
  • The limits of a space or area
  • Purview; scope
  • Restraining elements
  • to keep within bounds
  • a place of confinement; prison.
pronunciation-
  • kənˈfaɪn
parts of speech-
  • verb
sample sentences-
  • The sick child was confined to bed.
  • within the confines of one county.
  • a theory that is well within the confines of science.
  • wanted to escape the confines of corporate politics.
  • Please confine your remarks to the issues at hand.
  • The students were confined in Mrs. Delgado's reading class
variations-
  • confined
  • confining
  • confines
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