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synonyms for confining

  • bounding
  • detaining
  • enclosing
  • imprisoning
  • restraining
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A company called Jurassic Quest created a prehistoric zoo of more than 70 animatronic beasts to explore from the confines of your car.
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For Cowles and the game’s other actors, that meant recording lines of dialogue — and their many screams — from the confines of their homes.
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While team success within friendly confines has nosedived, if the trend holds, it won’t be much of a departure for the Big Ten, which opens play Friday.
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If it was controlled and kept within the confines of marriage, it could build strong families and, ultimately, a strong nation.
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Whether you’re working from home, helping educate kids from the confines of your own walls, or like so many of us, doing both, a new constant that probably isn’t going away is the video call.
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Prodding and tweaking, they’ve tried to modify or even replace Einstein’s gravity, all the while keeping their models within the ever-tighter confines of observation.
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To these and the general forms of old English pipes, I purpose confining myself in the present article.
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The veil had slipped and might easily have been mistaken for a ribbon confining the queue at the base of the head.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
When a way has been acquired by such use, the law is strict in confining the gainer in the use of it.
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Instead of confining their action to actual applicants for help, they had to search out cases of nuisance or dangerous disease.
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WORDS RELATED TO CONFINING

  • circumscribed
  • close-grained
  • compact
  • confined
  • confining
  • congested
  • consolidated
  • cropped
  • crowded
  • firm
  • impenetrable
  • impermeable
  • jam-packed
  • narrow
  • packed
  • restricted
  • short
  • solid
  • substantial
  • thick
  • tight
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.