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A restricting or being restricted
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  1. A restricting or being restricted
  2. The action of restricting or the state of being restricted:
  3. Something that restricts; a regulation or limitation:
The act of limiting or the state of being limited:
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  1. The act of limiting or the state of being limited:
  2. (Law) A period of time, fixed by statute, during which legal action can be brought, as for settling a claim
  3. Something that limits, as some factor in makeup which restricts the scope of a person's activity or accomplishment; qualification
A limitation or restriction
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  1. A limitation or restriction
  2. An inscription, as around a coin or medal
  3. A circumscribed space or area
(Mathematics) A condition that a solution to an optimization problem must satisfy.
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  1. (Mathematics) A condition that a solution to an optimization problem must satisfy.
  2. One that restricts, limits, or regulates; a check:
  3. The threat or use of force to prevent, restrict, or dictate the action or thought of others.
The act of repressing or the state of being repressed.
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  1. The act of repressing or the state of being repressed.
  2. Something repressed in this way
  3. The involuntary rejection from consciousness of painful or disagreeable ideas, memories, feelings, or impulses.
The act or fact of controlling; power to direct or regulate; ability to use effectively
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  1. The act or fact of controlling; power to direct or regulate; ability to use effectively
  2. A means of controlling; check
  3. Authority or ability to manage or direct:
The act or power of coercing
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  1. The act or power of coercing
  2. Constrain or restrain by physical force or the threat of such force. See also duress and undue influence.
  3. The improper use of economic power to alter, shape, or otherwise control the actions of another.
Maintenance; support; provision; feed.
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  1. Maintenance; support; provision; feed.
  2. The act of holding, guarding, maintaining, or supporting:
  3. Reservation for future use; preservation
The act of keeping something safe; protection from harm, damage, loss, or theft
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  1. The act of keeping something safe; protection from harm, damage, loss, or theft
  2. The act of keeping safe or the state of being kept safe; protection.
  3. (US) not returning checks; a system wherein banks keep checks (cheques) that people write, rather than returning them to the account holder with their monthly statement.
The immediate control, guarding, or keeping of a thing for its care, inspection, preservation, or security.
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  1. The immediate control, guarding, or keeping of a thing for its care, inspection, preservation, or security.
  2. The control and care of a person or property, especially when granted by a court:
  3. Any significant restraint or control over a person’s freedom to ensure his or her presence at a hearing or trial in a criminal action.
A condition, period of time, or place in which a person, animal, plant, vehicle, or amount of material suspected of carrying an infectious agent is kept in confinement or isolated in an effort to prevent disease from spreading.
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  1. A condition, period of time, or place in which a person, animal, plant, vehicle, or amount of material suspected of carrying an infectious agent is kept in confinement or isolated in an effort to prevent disease from spreading.
  2. A place where persons, animals, or plants having contagious diseases, etc. are kept in isolation, or beyond which they may not travel
  3. (Computers) The isolation of data or data transmissions in order to keep viruses, worms, or other malware from infecting a computer or computer network.
A chain or strap passed around a horse's lower jaw and attached to the bit: the curb checks the horse by causing it to lower its head when the reins are pulled
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  1. A chain or strap passed around a horse's lower jaw and attached to the bit: the curb checks the horse by causing it to lower its head when the reins are pulled
  2. A raised margin along an edge used to confine or strengthen.
  3. A type of bit having such a chain or strap
Plural form of bound.
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A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque. A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque.
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  1. A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque. A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque.
(Mathematics) The shortest path between two vertices in a graph
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  1. (Mathematics) The shortest path between two vertices in a graph
  2. The state of being mean or stingy
  3. The state of being friends
  1. Imprisonment, captivity
  2. The condition of goods in a bonded warehouse until duty is paid
  3. Plural form of bond
A holding of a person in custody or confinement by authorities for political or military reasons.
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  1. A holding of a person in custody or confinement by authorities for political or military reasons.
  2. A form of punishment by which a student is made to stay after regular school hours.
  3. The act of keeping an individual imprisoned or in custody. The act of keeping an individual imprisoned or in custody.
A confinement in a place, especially a prison.
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  1. The final stages of pregnancy; accouchement.
  2. The time needed for this, often including time before labor begins and after delivery
  3. The situation (often, traditionally, involving confinement to bed) of a woman during the process of giving birth
A confinement during childbirth; a lying-in.
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  1. A confinement during childbirth; a lying-in.
  2. Delivery in childbed; parturition
  3. Confinement for giving birth to a child; childbirth
(Countable) The bed in which a baby is born
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  1. (Countable) The bed in which a baby is born
  2. (Uncountable) The final stage of pregnancy; confinement
  3. The condition of a woman in the process of giving birth.
The act or manner of giving a speech, striking a blow, throwing a ball, etc.
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  1. The act or manner of giving a speech, striking a blow, throwing a ball, etc.
  2. A giving birth; childbirth
  3. The act or manner of speaking or singing:
The act of bringing forth young; childbirth
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  1. The act of bringing forth young; childbirth
  2. The act or process of giving birth to one or more offspring.
  3. The act or process of giving birth; childbirth.
The act of giving birth to a child
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  1. The act of giving birth to a child
Hardship; trouble
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  1. Hardship; trouble
  2. Work, especially when arduous or involving painful effort; toil.
  3. The labor of childbirth.
(Med.) The process or period of childbirth; parturition; esp., the muscular contractions of giving birth
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  1. (Med.) The process or period of childbirth; parturition; esp., the muscular contractions of giving birth
  2. A particular form of work or method of working:
  3. Labor unions collectively
Expense; cost:
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  1. Expense; cost:
  2. The command to attack:
  3. A claim of wrongdoing; an accusation:
The immediate control, guarding, or keeping of a thing for its care, inspection, preservation, or security.
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  1. The immediate control, guarding, or keeping of a thing for its care, inspection, preservation, or security.
  2. Any significant restraint or control over a person’s freedom to ensure his or her presence at a hearing or trial in a criminal action.
  3. The control and care of a person or property, especially when granted by a court:
A holding of a person in custody or confinement by authorities for political or military reasons.
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  1. A holding of a person in custody or confinement by authorities for political or military reasons.
  2. A form of punishment by which a student is made to stay after regular school hours.
  3. (Countable) A temporary state of custody or confinement, especially of a prisoner awaiting trial, or of a student being punished.
A room or division of a hospital set apart for a specific class or group of patients
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  1. A room or division of a hospital set apart for a specific class or group of patients
  2. A person for whom a guardian has legal responsibility, or one over whose property a guardian has responsibility. Title to legal property remains with the ward, although he or she may not enter into any contracts involving same.
  3. A child or legally incompetent person placed under the care of a guardian or court
A circumscribed space or area
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  1. A circumscribed space or area
  2. A surrounding substance
  3. A limitation or restriction
One that restricts, limits, or regulates; a check:
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  1. One that restricts, limits, or regulates; a check:
  2. The threat or use of force to prevent, restrict, or dictate the action or thought of others.
  3. Confinement or restriction
The act of placing a limit or restriction.
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  1. The act of placing a limit or restriction.
  2. A limiting rule or condition; a restriction:
  3. A restriction.
The condition of being restrained, especially the condition of losing one's freedom:
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  1. The condition of being restrained, especially the condition of losing one's freedom:
  2. A restraining influence or action
  3. Control of the expression of one's feelings; constraint:
A restricting or being restricted
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  1. A restricting or being restricted
  2. Something that restricts; a regulation or limitation:
  3. The action of restricting or the state of being restricted:
Find another word for confinement. In this page you can discover 52 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for confinement, like: restriction, limitation, circumscription, constraint, repression, control, coercion, keeping, safekeeping, custody and quarantine.