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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

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

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

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

Software options proliferate extremely easily - too easily, in fact - because too many options create tools that can't ever be used intuitively. Intuitive actions confine the detail work to a dedicated part of the brain, leaving the rest of one's mind free to respond with attention and sensitivity to the changing texture of the moment.
Brian Eno

To confine our attention to terrestrial matters would be to limit the human spirit.
Stephen Hawking
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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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