What is another word for confine?

6008 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ kənfˈa͡ɪn], [ kənfˈa‍ɪn], [ k_ə_n_f_ˈaɪ_n]

Confine means to limit or restrict someone or something within a particular space, area, or boundary. There are various synonyms for this word that can be used interchangeably to express the same meaning. These include contain, enclose, restrict, restrain, imprison, incarcerate, hem in, and trap. Other synonyms that also describe the same concept of confining include limit, bound, curb, regulate, control, fetter, and tie down. The right synonym to use depends on the context or situation in which it is used. Multiple synonyms for a single word allows for greater expression and clarity in writing or speaking.

Related words: confined space, confined animal, confined dog, confined area, confined space emergency procedure, enclosed space, enclosed living space, confined animal emergency procedures, emergency evacuation plan for confined space

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    What are the opposite words for confine?

    Confine is a word that means to restrict or limit something to a specific area or boundary. Antonyms for confine include liberate, free, release, expand, and amplify. If you liberate something, you set it free from confinement. When you free something, you remove it from a confined space or situation. Release means to let go of something that was previously held captive. When you expand or enlarge something, you make it less confined, while to amplify means to increase the extent, volume or quantity of something. All of these antonyms for confine indicate a departure from restriction or limitation.

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    Usage examples for Confine

    We are not free to confine its meaning altogether to that which was visible at the time.
    "The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
    G. A. Chadwick
    It is evidently more important to confine the heat of the body, than to gather heat from the sun's feeble rays.
    "My Attainment of the Pole"
    Frederick A. Cook
    We must therefore confine our attention to the first kind, the kind we can change, and when we have changed the thing there is no cause to worry.
    "Dollars and Sense"
    Col. Wm. C. Hunter

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