Synonyms of 'confine'
to keep within boundsHe has been confined to his barracks.
He was imprisoned for 18 months on charges of anti-state agitation.
The land was enclosed by an eight-foot wire fence.
He was interned as an enemy at the outbreak of the war.
The general was incarcerated for life.
The monarch's powers are circumscribed by Parliament.
immure (archaic), ,
Don't you think it's cruel to cage wild creatures?
to restrict the free movement ofShe had largely confined her activities to the world of big business.
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in the sense of bind
to place under certain constraints
All are bound by the same strict etiquette.
in the sense of bound
to place restrictions on
Our lives are bounded by work, family and television.
in the sense of bounds
the bounds of good taste
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