confine[ kuhn-fahyn for 1, 2, 5, 6; kon-fahyn for 3, 4 ]SEE DEFINITION OF confine
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONFINE
He was in love with the ideal and would not confine it to any country.
I will confine myself to one, which appears to me the most important of all.
You confine yourself too much, indeed you do; and you see you are not equal to it.
In fact, he suffered it to confine him only one day; but the sight was lost.
The worst was, that they did not confine their demonstrations to barking.
Busy as Mr. Galloway was, that day, he could not confine his thoughts to his business.
But he will not confine his instructions to the region of art.
I confine myself to two more, taken from "The Merchant of Venice."
I am not seeking to divert his fury from myself, but to confine it to myself.
Vaucanson, however, did not confine himself merely to the making of automata.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR CONFINE
- bottle up
- cork up
- freeze to
- hang on
- keep close
- keep out
- lock up
- not let go
- put a lock on
- stay put