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confine

con·fine

confine

 
pronunciation:
kn faIn
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part of speech: verb
inflections: confined, confines, confining
definition: to keep within limits.
The storm confined me to the house.Please confine your questions to this one topic.
synonyms:
limit, restrict
similar words:
bind
derivations: confinable (confineable) (adj.), confined (adj.), confineless (adj.), confiner (n.)
Word Builder: confine +
  • confined:
    close, tight.
Word Parts
The word confine contains the following part:
fin Latin root that means end, limit