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confine


verb
1. place limits on (extent or access) (Freq. 5)
- restrict the use of this parking lot
- limit the time you can spend with your friends
Syn:
restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, bound, throttle
Derivationally related forms:
bound (for: bound), limiter (for: limit), limit (for: limit), limitation (for: limit), trammel (for: trammel), restrainer (for: restrain), restrictive (for: restrict), restriction (for: restrict)
Hypernyms:
control, hold in, hold, contain, check,
curb, moderate
Hyponyms:
reduce, tighten, tie, gate, draw the line,
draw a line, mark off, mark out, rule, harness, rein,
baffle, regulate, hamper, halter, cramp, strangle,
stiffen, tighten up, constrain, clamp down, crack down, inhibit,
restrain, encumber, cumber
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody PP
- Somebody ----s something PP
2. restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day" (Freq. 4)
Syn:
limit, circumscribe
Derivationally related forms:
circumscription (for: circumscribe), limit (for: limit), limitation (for: limit)
Hypernyms:
decrease, lessen, minify
Hyponyms:
hold down, number, keep down, cap, restrict,
curtail, curb, cut back, demarcate, delimit, delimitate,
content, ration
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
3. prevent from leaving or from being removed (Freq. 3)
Hypernyms:
restrain, keep, keep back, hold back
Hyponyms:
cabin, closet, coop up, coop in, lock in,
lock in, lock, put away, shut up, shut away,
lock up, seal in
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
- Somebody ----s somebody PP
- Somebody ----s something PP
4. close in
Syn:
enclose, hold in
Derivationally related forms:
confinement, enclosure (for: enclose)
Hypernyms:
hold, bear, carry, contain
Hyponyms:
bound, border, embank, rail, rail in,
box in, box up, frame
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s something
5. deprive of freedom;
take into confinement
Syn:
detain
Ant:
free
Derivationally related forms:
detention (for: detain), detainee (for: detain), confinement
Hyponyms:
keep, straiten, imprison, incarcerate, lag,
immure, put behind bars, jail, jug, gaol, put away,
remand, intern, bind over, cage, cage in, trap,
pin down, keep in
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody
- They want to confine the prisoners
6. to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement
- This holds the local until the express passengers change trains
- About a dozen animals were held inside the stockade
- The illegal immigrants were held at a detention center
- The terrorists held the journalists for ransom
Syn:
restrain, hold
Derivationally related forms:
hold (for: hold), restrainer (for: restrain), restraint (for: restrain)
Hypernyms:
disable, disenable, incapacitate
Hyponyms:
tie down, tie up, bind, truss, fetter,
shackle, enchain, pinion, impound, pound, pound up,
pen up, fold, ground
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
- Something ----s somebody
- Something ----s something
- They want to confine the prisoners

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