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confinement

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of confinement

  1. 1 the act of confining or the state of being confined some wild animals take to confinement very poorly Synonyms of confinement captivity, internment, immurement, impoundment, imprisonment, incarceration, prisonWords Related to confinement bondage, enslavement, servitude; restraint, restriction; arrest, capture, entrapment; custody, detainer, detainment, detention, house arrestNear Antonyms of confinement emancipation, liberation, manumission, redemption, release; freedom, independence, liberty

  2. 2 the act or practice of keeping something (as an activity) within certain boundaries the confinement of commercial development to one stretch of roadway is intended to help preserve the town's rural character Synonyms of confinement circumscription, restriction, limitation, rein, stintWords Related to confinement constraint, restraint; containment, isolation, segregation



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