Confined

  • 1 confined — adj. 1. having movement restricted to within a certain area; usually a building. Opposite of {unconfined}. Note: [Narrower terms: {claustrophobic}; {close, confining}; {homebound, housebound, shut in}; {in childbed(prenominal)}; {pent, shut… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 confined — index arrested (apprehended), in custody, insular, limited, narrow, partial (part), private (not public) …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 confined — [adj] limited, enclosed bedfast, bedridden, bottled up, bound, chilled, circumscribed, compassed, cooped up, cramp, cramped, detained, flattened out, grounded, hampered, held, hog tied*, iced*, immured, imprisoned, incarcerated, in chains,… …

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  • 4 confined — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of a space) enclosed; cramped …

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  • 5 confined — [[t]kənfa͟ɪnd[/t]] 1) ADJ: v link ADJ to n If something is confined to a particular place, it exists only in that place. If it is confined to a particular group, only members of that group have it. The problem is not confined to Germany... These… …

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  • 6 confined — con|fined [kənˈfaınd] adj 1.) be confined to sb/sth to exist in or affect only a particular place or group ▪ The risk of infection is confined to groups such as medical personnel. 2.) a confined space or area is one that is very small ▪ It wasn t …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7 Confined — Confine Con*fine (k[o^]n*f[imac]n ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Confined}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Confining}.] [F. confiner to border upon, LL. confinare to set bounds to; con + finis boundary, end. See {Final}, {Finish}.] To restrain within limits; to… …

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  • 8 confined — adjective a confined space or area is one that is very small: It wasn t easy to sleep in such a confined space …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 confined — Imprisoned; required to remain in one place. As the word is used in a sick benefit insurance policy, a person is confined, when his illness keeps him at home and totally disables him from following his vocation. The word does not import that he… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 10 confined — adj. Confined is used with these nouns: ↑quarter, ↑space …

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  • 11 confined — con|fined [ kən faınd ] adjective a confined space is so small that you cannot move around in it easily …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12 confined — UK [kənˈfaɪnd] / US adjective a confined space is so small that you cannot move around in it easily …

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  • 13 confined — [kənˈfaɪnd] adj a confined space is small and difficult to move around in …

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  • 14 confined — adjective Date: 1772 undergoing childbirth …

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  • 15 confined — confinedly /keuhn fuy nid lee, fuynd lee/, adv. confinedness, n. /keuhn fuynd /, adj. 1. limited or restricted. 2. unable to leave a place because of illness, imprisonment, etc. 3. being in childbirth; being in parturition. [CONFINE + ED2] * * * …

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  • 16 confined — adjective not free to move …

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  • 17 confined — con·fined kən fīnd adj undergoing childbirth …

    Medical dictionary

  • 18 confined —    A modifier which describes a condition in which the potentiometric surface is above the top of the aquifer [22].    Synonymous with artesian …

    Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • 19 confined — Synonyms and related words: angustifoliate, angustirostrate, angustisellate, angustiseptal, authoritative, barred, bedfast, bedridden, beleaguered, beset, besieged, blockaded, bound, bounded, boxed in, cabined, caged, circumscribed, cloistered,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 confined — (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Restricted] Syn. limited, hampered, compassed, cramped; see bound 1 , 2 , restrained , restricted . 2. [Kept in due to indisposition] Syn. indisposed, keeping to the house, bedridden, bedfast, on one s back, flat on one s… …

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