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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Confine  \Con*fine"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Confined};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Confining}.]  [F.  confiner  to  border  upon  LL 
  confinare  to  set  bounds  to  con-  +  finis  boundary,  end  See 
  {Final},  {Finish}.] 
  To  restrain  within  limits;  to  restrict;  to  limit;  to  bound; 
  to  shut  up  to  inclose;  to  keep  close 
 
  Now  let  not  nature's  hand  Keep  the  wild  flood  confined! 
  let  order  die!  --Shak. 
 
  He  is  to  confine  himself  to  the  compass  of  numbers  and 
  the  slavery  of  rhyme.  --Dryden. 
 
  {To  be  confined},  to  be  in  childbed. 
 
  Syn:  To  bound;  limit;  restrain;  imprison;  immure;  inclose; 
  circumscribe;  restrict. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  confined 
  adj  1:  not  invading  healthy  tissue  [ant:  {invasive}] 
  2:  not  free  to  move  about  [ant:  {unconfined}] 
  3:  deprived  of  liberty;  especially  placed  under  arrest  or 
  restraint 
  4:  enclosed  by  a  confining  fence  [syn:  {fenced  in},  {penned}] 
  5:  in  captivity  [syn:  {captive},  {imprisoned},  {jailed}] 




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