confine

Meanings

Verb

  • To have a common boundary with; to border on.
  • To restrict (someone or something) to a particular scope or area; to keep in or within certain bounds.

Noun

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Origin

  • From Middle French confiner, from confins, from Medieval Latin confines, from Latin confinium, from Latin conf─źnis.

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