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confined

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

taken and held prisoner
  • confined citizens have basic rights under that nation's constitution

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confined

verb
past tense of confine

Synonyms & Antonyms of confined (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to set bounds or an upper limit for
  • will confine my remarks to the subject we came here to discuss

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2 to put in or as if in prison
  • the accused was confined until the trial could take place

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The first known use of confined was in 1605

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“Confined.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/confined. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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