Pronunciation of Confine
/kənfˈa͡ɪn/, /kənfˈaɪn/, /k_ə_n_f_ˈaɪ_n/
Synonyms for confine:
demarcate, caseload, family practice, peg out, hedge with, prescription, visit, marginalize, tighten up, the Hippocratic oath, medical certificate, internship, hospitalize, overregulate, clap in, certify, stipulate, diagnose, tertiary care, residency, Socialized Medicine, bedside manner, primary health care, health, delimit, repeat prescription, triage, nursing, home visit, shut away.
lock in, corral.
keep down, shackle, pinion.
Other synonyms and related words:
catch, prognosis, mark off, check, curtail, curb, put in, bear, encumber, bound, police, cut back, enfold, accommodate, capture, demarcation, obligate, deem, seize, doctor, inclose, close in, sustain, cap, choke, apply, confines, border, have, book, carry, declare, bounce, retain, delimit, withstand, enslave, take for, intimidate, harbour, defend, insert, lock, obtain, certify, limit, trammel, concord, delay, practice, go for, internship, oblige, arrest, support, cabin, intern, maintain, cure, rationing, strangle, immure, ensnare, readmit, specify, pen in, ricochet, keep back, throw, take a hop, regulate, entertain, stick in, corner, caseload, make, straiten, handle, take, hold in, precinct, diagnose, circumscribe, take hold, leap, resile, admit, jump, demarcate, enchain, set, view as, introduce, Encage, adjudge, hold back, strangulate, throttle, give, hold up, concur, keep in, treat, tame, stem, nurse, determine, conceal, place, condition, commit, stay, qualify, reserve, govern, have got, shut up, hospitalize, prescribe, agree, moderate, recoil, shut in, tighten, define, end, prevail, provide, fix, localize, quarantine, defy, tie, abridge, repress, rim.
Sense 1 (noun)
shut up, immure.
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
Sense 5 (noun)
cell, straight jacket, penitentiary, San Quentin, keep, stronghold, dungeon, lockup, cage, bridle, pinion, collar, vise, manacle, cooler, stockade, gaol, reformatory, brig, jailhouse, pen, jug, penal colony, jail, irons, handcuff, prison, reform school, coop, pound, bastille, shackle, tether, Alcatraz, harness, oubliette, fence.
enclose, limit (verb)
avenge, castigate, judge, chastise, crucify, afflict, imprison, try, Keelhaul, incarcerate, penalize, reprise, discipline, sentence, burden, anguish, punish, correct, persecute, distress, fine, lambaste, pillory, torture, execute, agonize, chasten.
boycott, reject, eliminate, closet, deport, segregate, separate, blacklist, blackball, expel, screen, banish, exile, insulate, cordon, excommunicate, detach, seclude, extradite, remove, eject, disbar, exclude, ostracize, sequester, alienate, isolate, oust, expatriate, evict, cloister, extirpate.
Usage examples for confine:
- If graves their bones shall once again confine, I hope to stay where first they bury mine." - "Jewish Literature and Other Essays", Gustav Karpeles.
- But he was not on that account forced to confine himself to literature. - "Stories of Authors, British and American", Edwin Watts Chubb.
- No, I have been rash and imprudent in pushing duty to exaggeration, and shall confine my labours to their proper sphere, during the remainder of my days. - "Satanstoe", James Fenimore Cooper.