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confines 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
  1. a bounded scope; "he stayed within the confines of the city"
  2. (confine) restrict: place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends"
  3. (confine) limit: restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"
  4. (confine) prevent from leaving or from being removed
  5. (confine) enclose: close in; darkness enclosed him"
  6. (confine) deprive of freedom; take into confinement
  7. (confine) restrain: to close within bounds, limit or hold back from 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 ...
  8. Confines is a town and municipality in the Santander Department in northeastern Colombia.
  9. Confine is a village located in San Marino. It belongs to the municipality (castello) of Chiesanuova. Its name, in Italian language, means "border".
  10. the borders or limits of an area; elements that restrain one; the scope or range of a subject
  11. (confine) Limits; To restrict; to keep within bounds; to shut or keep in a limited space or area
  12. ((confine)) enfermer ( in dans);
  13. (confine) v.  ~ sb/sth keep (a person or an animal) in a restricted space
  14. Robert H. Schmidt's translation of the Hellenistic Greek word horia, conventionally translated (in accord with the Latin version: termini) as Terms. See Terms.