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Princeton's WordNet

  1. confinesnoun

    a bounded scope

    "he stayed within the confines of the city"

Wiktionary

  1. confinesnoun

    The borders or limits of an area.

  2. confinesnoun

    Elements that restrain someone.

  3. confinesnoun

    The scope or range of a subject.

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  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. 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.

  2. Mona Gohara:

    Many infectious disease experts will say that if you can eliminate facial hair, or if you can at least trim it just so it fits within the confines of the mask, then that's advisable, there have to be solutions for people where that's not an option. And that's something that, as medical providers, we need to address.

  3. Jackie Bryant:

    I've decided I can't put that part of my life on hold. I need sex, I want to be in a relationship and who knows how long this will last, you learn to navigate that within the confines of Covid.

  4. Yang Jiechi:

    Within the confines of law, The Chinese government has taken steps to crack down on ethnic separatist activities and violent terrorist crimes to safeguard national security and life and property of the people.

  5. Grand Rapids.Superintendent Ron Wilson:

    The logistics of being able to transport students with those kinds of confines means that I would need basically six buses to complete a single bus route, that certainly is problematic for us. Number one, we don't have the additional buses, and even if we did, I don't have enough drivers for the additional buses.

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