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synonyms for confine

  • constrain
  • detain
  • hinder
  • imprison
  • incarcerate
  • jail
  • restrain
  • restrict
  • bar
  • bind
  • bound
  • cage
  • circumscribe
  • cool
  • cramp
  • delimit
  • enslave
  • fix
  • hog-tie
  • ice
  • immure
  • intern
  • keep
  • repress
  • shorten
  • cool down
  • hem in
  • hold back
  • put a lid on
  • put away
  • put on ice
  • send up
  • shut up
See also synonyms for: confined / confines / confining
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antonyms for confine

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  • free
  • let go
  • liberate
  • release
  • allow
  • ignore
  • increase
  • loose
  • loosen
  • neglect
  • open
  • permit
  • unbind
  • unfasten
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For starters, more people will probably watch the game within the confines of their homes.
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From his confines in a Melbourne hotel room, the world’s 70th-ranked men’s tennis player is staging a clinic on the sport’s mental game.
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Due to close confines, too many deaths among inmates and correction officers have occurred nationally, and family and friend visitations are canceled.
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The trick is still mostly experimental, but it’s an example of thinking outside the artificial confines of a particular AI domain.
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Experts in psychology and decision-making say hostility toward wearing masks, even within the shared confines of a passenger jet, has been fueled by politicization — but also by skewed incentives and inconsistent messaging.
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With the stop in Atlanta over, we got underway again, and for the first time, I began to feel the confines of the room.
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Miss Gould will confine her lectures this week in English to the discussion of plays and play-making.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
No third mode of origin can be conceived, and we may safely confine ourselves to a review of these two claims.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
If he confine that slave in his house, and afterwards the slave has been seized in his hand, that man shall be put to death.
THE OLDEST CODE OF LAWS IN THE WORLDHAMMURABI, KING OF BABYLON
So, we will name no chemicals or poisons but confine ourselves to effects and processes.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO CONFINE

  • assail
  • attack
  • beleaguer
  • beset
  • blockade
  • come at from all sides
  • confine
  • congregate
  • encircle
  • encompass
  • environ
  • hem in
  • invest
  • lay siege to
  • shut in
  • trap
  • work on
  • work over
  • bound
  • boundary
  • brim
  • brink
  • circumference
  • confine
  • end
  • extremity
  • fringe
  • hem
  • limit
  • line
  • lip
  • outskirt
  • perimeter
  • periphery
  • rim
  • selvage
  • skirt
  • trim
  • trimming
  • verge
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