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confine /kənˈfaɪn/ verb [transitive]

توقیف کردن ، در جمع(S) ، محدوده ، محدود کردن ، منحصر کردن ، محبوس کردن ، قانون ـ فقه: در جمع
Synonyms: restrict, cage, enclose, hem in, hold back, imprison, incarcerate, intern, keep, limit, shut up
Related Words: circumference, compass, periphery

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

confine W3 AC /kənˈfaɪn/ verb [transitive]
[Word Family: noun: confinement, confines; verb: confine; adjective: confined]
[Date: 1500-1600; Language: French; Origin: confiner, from Latin confinis; confines]

1. LIMIT to keep someone or something within the limits of a particular activity or subject Synonym : restrict
confine something to something
The police cadet’s duties were confined to taking statements from the crowd.
We confined our study to ten cases.
confine yourself to (doing) something
Owen did not confine himself to writing only one type of poem.

2. KEEP SOMEBODY IN A PLACE to keep someone in a place that they cannot leave, such as a prison
confine somebody to something
Any soldier who leaves his post will be confined to barracks (=made to stay in the barracks).
be confined in something
He was allegedly confined in a narrow dark room for two months.

3. STOP SOMETHING SPREADING to stop something bad from spreading to another place
confine something to something
Firefighters managed to confine the fire to the living room.

4. STAY IN ONE PLACE [usually passive] if you are confined to a place, you have to stay in that place, especially because you are ill:
Vaughan is confined to a wheelchair.
She’s confined to bed with flu.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

ADV. entirely, exclusively, solely, strictly, totally Reliance on state funding is not confined solely to industry.
increasingly | largely, mainly, principally The discussion will be confined largel to general principles.
generally, normally | effectively | by no means, not necessarily Poverty and deprivation are by no means confined to the north of the country.
PREP. to Let's confine our attention to the problem of illegal drugs.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

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TahlilGaran : دیکشنری آنلاین تحلیلگران (معنی confine) | علیرضا معتمد , دیکشنری تحلیلگران , وب اپلیکیشن , تحلیلگران , دیکشنری , آنلاین , آیفون , IOS , آموزش مجازی 4.39 : 2206
4.39دیکشنری آنلاین تحلیلگران (معنی confine)
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