Definition of CONFINES

noun : CONFINES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a bounded scope; "he stayed within the confines of the city" ;

verb : CONFINES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) prevent from leaving or from being removed ;

  • 5. (

    ) to close within bounds, or otherwise limit or deprive of free movement; "This holds the local until the express passengers change trains"; "About a dozen animals were held inside the stockade"; "The illegal immigrants were held at a detention center"; "The terrorists held the journalists for ransom" ;


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