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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

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

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

But do not understand me as saying, or for one moment suggesting, that women legislators should confine themselves to doing only social service work. Not at all.
Edith Rogers
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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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