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Another word for confine

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Verb
  1. To place a limit on

      1. To keep or confine within physical limits:
      2. To prevent or prohibit beyond a certain limit or by restriction:
      1. The point, edge, or line beyond which something ends, may not go, or is not allowed:
      2. The boundary surrounding a specific area; bounds:
      3. Something that restricts or restrains; a restraint:
      1. to trace a line around; encircle; encompass
      2. to set or mark off the limits of; limit; confine
      3. to restrict the action of; restrain
    See also:

    limited

  2. To shut in with or as if with bars

      1. An upright structure of masonry, wood, plaster, or other building material serving to enclose, divide, or protect an area, especially a vertical construction forming an inner partition or exterior siding of a building.
      2. A continuous structure of masonry or other material forming a rampart and built for defensive purposes.
      3. A structure of stonework, cement, or other material built to retain a flow of water.
      1. A device operated by a key, combination, or keycard and used, as on a door, for holding, closing, or securing.
      2. A section of a waterway, such as a canal, closed off with gates, in which vessels in transit are raised or lowered by raising or lowering the water level of that section.
      3. A mechanism in a firearm for exploding the charge.
      1. A relatively long, straight, rigid piece of solid material used as a fastener, support, barrier, or structural or mechanical member.
      2. A solid oblong block of a substance or combination of ingredients, such as soap or candy.
      3. Any of various flat baked confections that are typically dense and harder than cakes and served cut into rectangular pieces.
    See also:

    free

  3. To enclose so as to hinder or prohibit escape

    See also:

    free

  4. To put in jail

      1. A device operated by a key, combination, or keycard and used, as on a door, for holding, closing, or securing.
      2. A section of a waterway, such as a canal, closed off with gates, in which vessels in transit are raised or lowered by raising or lowering the water level of that section.
      3. A mechanism in a firearm for exploding the charge.
      1. A place of detention, especially for persons who are accused of committing a crime and have not been released on bail or for persons who are serving short sentences after conviction of a misdemeanor.
      2. Detention in a jail.
      3. To detain in a jail.
      1. A student or a recent graduate undergoing supervised practical training.
      2. A physician who has recently graduated from medical school and is learning medical practice in a hospital under supervision, prior to beginning a residency program.
      3. One who is interned; an internee.
      1. To put in a prison or jail.
      2. To shut in; confine.
      1. To put in or as if in prison; confine.
      1. To confine within or as if within walls; imprison.
      2. To build into a wall:
      3. To entomb in a wall.
      1. To keep from proceeding; delay or retard:
      2. To keep in custody or confinement:
      3. To retain or withhold (payment or property, for example).
    See also:

    free

Noun
  1. A demarcation point or boundary beyond which something does not extend or occur.

    See also:

    edge

  2. The boundary surrounding a certain area.

    See also:

    limited

Another word for confine

Verb
  1. To keep shut up

  2. To keep within limits