Textual thesaurus for "confine"

(verb) restrain, restrict, bound, limit, trammel, throttle

place limits on (extent or access)

restrict the use of this parking lot; limit the time you can spend with your friends

(verb) circumscribe, limit

restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"

(verb) hold, 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 for ransom

(verb) detain

deprive of freedom; take into confinement

(verb) enclose, hold in

close in; darkness enclosed him"