Synonyms and Antonyms of confine
1 to set bounds or an upper limit for will confine my remarks to the subject we came here to discuss Synonyms cap, circumscribe, limit, hold down, restrictRelated Words bar, block, hamper, hinder, impede, obstruct; constrict, contract, lessen, narrow, pinch, squeeze, tighten; quell, repress, suppress; number; modify, qualifyNear Antonyms broaden, expand, widen; overextend, overreachAntonyms exceed
2 to put in or as if in prison the accused was confined until the trial could take place Synonyms commit, imprison, immure, incarcerate, intern, jail, jug, lock (up)Related Words constrain, limit, restrain, restrict, shut; bar, gate; apprehend, arrest, bust [slang], capture, catch, detain, nab, pick up, pinch, seize; impress, shanghai; hold, impound, keep; bind, enchain, fetter, handcuff, manacle, shackle, trammelNear Antonyms emancipate, enfranchise, manumit, unbind, uncage, unchain, unfetterAntonyms discharge, free, liberate, release
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