What does confined mean?

Definitions for confined
kənˈfaɪndcon·fined

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. confined(adj)

    not invading healthy tissue

  2. confined(adj)

    not free to move about

  3. captive, confined, imprisoned, jailed(adj)

    being in captivity

GCIDE

  1. confined(adj.)

    having movement or progress restricted to a certain area; as, an outbreak of the plague confined to one quarter of the city; wildfires confined to within the canyon.

Wiktionary

  1. confined(Adjective)

    not free to move

Webster Dictionary

  1. Confined

    of Confine

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'confined' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4053

How to pronounce confined?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say confined in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of confined in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of confined in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of confined in a Sentence

  1. Phil Robertson:

    The Covid-19 pandemic has only intensified the misery of the Rohingya confined in Myanmar and in camps in Bangladesh, the Malaysian government can both protect against the spread of the virus and ensure that those risking their lives at sea are rescued and given a chance to seek asylum.

  2. Rod Serling:

    The tools of conquest do not necessarily come with bombs and explosions and fallout. There are weapons that are simply thoughts, attitudes, prejudices -- to be found in the minds of men. For the record, prejudices can kill and suspicion can destroy, and a thoughtless, frightened search for a scapegoat has a fallout all its own -- for the children and the children yet unborn. And the pity of it is that these things cannot be confined to the Twilight Zone.

  3. LtGen Adolf Galland, Luftwaffe:

    Their element is to attack, to track, to hunt, and to destroy the enemy. Only in this way can the eager and skillful fighter pilot display his ability. Tie him to a narrow and confined task, rob him of his initiative, and you take away from him the best and most valuable qualities he posses: aggressive spirit, joy of action, and the passion of the hunter.

  4. Filippo Grandi:

    It is further proof that refugee movements and the broader issue of migration of populations ... is a global challenge that cannot be confined to a few countries.

  5. Jodie Foster:

    I wanted to see how those things affected these two human beings, in this small little room, who are confined with each other.

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