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Princeton's WordNet

  1. confinesnoun

    a bounded scope

    "he stayed within the confines of the city"


  1. confinesnoun

    The borders or limits of an area.

  2. confinesnoun

    Elements that restrain someone.

  3. confinesnoun

    The scope or range of a subject.


  1. Confines

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


  1. confines

    Confines refer to the boundaries, limits, or borders of something. It indicates the extent or scope within which a particular activity, process, or object exists or can be done. It can also be used to refer to a restricted area or space where someone is held or confined.


  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. Terry Josephson:

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

  2. Nathaniel Hawthorne:

    The world owes all its onward impulses to men ill at ease. The happy man inevitably confines himself within ancient limits.

  3. White House spokesman Josh Earnest:

    The president is confident his administration did do everything that was possible within the confines of that policy, using our military might, using our intelligence capability, using our diplomatic influence, to try to secure the safe release and return of Kayla Mueller.

  4. Mark Bowser:

    15 percent that you can work with, what we are all trying to do is figure out how we do that in the confines of the current agreements.

  5. John Berger:

    The human imagination... has great difficulty in living strictly within the confines of a materialist practice or philosophy. It dreams, like a dog in its basket, of hares in the open.

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