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Definition of Confine

Confine

  1. To restrain within limits; to restrict; to limit; to bound; to shut up; to inclose; to keep close.
  2. To have a common boundary; to border; to lie contiguous; to touch; -- followed by on or with.
  3. Common boundary; border; limit; -- used chiefly in the plural.
  4. Apartment; place of restraint; prison.

Confine Quotations

Guilt is cancer. Guilt will confine you, torture you, destroy you as an artist. It's a black wall. It's a thief.
Dave Grohl

Confine yourself to the present. - Marcus Aurelius
Confine yourself to the present.
Marcus Aurelius

It was wrong to capture wild animals and confine them in captivity for people to go and gawk at them. And that's basically how zoos got started. But once you do that, and once you have animals that have been bred in captivity, you're really stuck with them in some sense. You can't return them to the wild.
Peter Singer

I am never going to have anything more to do with politics or politicians. When this war is over I shall confine myself entirely to writing and painting.
Winston Churchill

If you confine it, you're confining a whole thing. If you make it spontaneous, so that anything can happen, like we don't want to confine or restrict anything. What we can do, whatever we can let happen, you just let it happen.
Alice Cooper
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Confine Translations

confine in Dutch is begrenzen, beperken, beknotten
confine in French is accouchons, accouchez, confinent, confinez
confine in Latin is coerceo, cohibeo, contineo
confine in Norwegian is begrense
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