confined

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adjective con·fined \kən-ˈfīnd\

Definition of confined

  1. 1 :  kept within confines: such asa :  limited to a particular location confined to bedb :  held captive confined prisoners

  2. 2 :  very small confined spaces a confined compartment

  3. 3 dated :  undergoing childbirth In Scotland, the Countess of Athole, who was lying-in at Edinburgh Castle near the similarly confined Mary, Queen of Scots, is reported to have cast her own birth pangs onto a waiting-woman in the queen's chamber. — Michael Olmert

Examples of confined in a Sentence

  1. She gets uncomfortable in confined spaces.

  2. confined citizens have basic rights under that nation's constitution

1605

First Known Use of confined

1605


CONFINED Defined for English Language Learners

confined

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adjective con·fined \kən-ˈfīnd\

Definition of confined for English Language Learners

  • of a space or area : very small


Medical Dictionary

confined

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adjective con·fined \kən-ˈfīnd\

Medical Definition of confined

  1. :  undergoing childbirth



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