Dictionary.com

confined

[ kuhn-fahynd ]
/ kənˈfaɪnd /
Save This Word!

adjective
limited or restricted.
unable to leave a place because of illness, imprisonment, etc.
being in childbirth; being in parturition.
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?

Origin of confined

OTHER WORDS FROM confined

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use confined in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for confined

confined
/ (kənˈfaɪnd) /

adjective
enclosed or restricted; limited
in childbed; undergoing childbirth

Derived forms of confined

confinedly (kənˈfaɪnɪdlɪ), adverbconfinedness, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK