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  1. confines(noun)

    a bounded scope

    "he stayed within the confines of the city"


  1. confines(Noun)

    The borders or limits of an area.

  2. confines(Noun)

    Elements that restrain someone.

  3. confines(Noun)

    The scope or range of a subject.


  1. Confines

    Confines is a town and municipality in the Santander Department in northeastern Colombia.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of confines in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of confines in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of confines in a Sentence

  1. Marge Romero:

    You ought to be able to live your life in the confines of your own home.

  2. Alfred North Whitehead, From the viewbook of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University:

    The future belongs to those who can rise above the confines of the earth.

  3. Terry Josephson:

    No matter where you go or what you do, you live your entire life within the confines of your head.

  4. John Smith:

    We're doing what we can within the confines of a small government agency that is restricted in our resources.

  5. Wilbur Ross:

    Within those confines, we will try to make sure that we don't just transfer revenue from the U.S. to foreign firms.

Images & Illustrations of confines

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