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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Place limits on (extent or access); Prevent from leaving or from being removed; Deprive of freedom;

Usage examples (35)
  • I am not one of those who, in expressing opinions, confine themselves to facts.
  • He is correct in the assumption that the idea is to "confine" cyclists to their lane.
  • Your comments on infinite series are fine, but why "confine" mention of Dirichlet series to a subpage?
  • The code does not confine itself to mere politics. for more
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