"confine" Definition

  1. v. t. To restrain within limits; to restrict; to limit; to bound; to shut up; to inclose; to keep close.
  2. v. i. To have a common boundary; to border; to lie contiguous; to touch; -- followed by on or with.
  3. n. Common boundary; border; limit; -- used chiefly in the plural.
  4. n. Apartment; place of restraint; prison.

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Position in dictionary: 20175 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. t., v. i., n., n.,
Words that start with "confine": 5
Words that end with "confine": 1
Words that contain "confine": 5
Next words in dictionary: confined, confineless, confinement, confiner, confining
Previous words in dictionary: confinable, configuring, configured, configure, configuration

English Dictionary Definition of confine

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