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Synonyms for confined
kənˈfaɪnd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. confined(adj)

    not invading healthy tissue

    Synonyms:
    imprisoned, jailed, captive

    Antonyms:
    invasive, unconfined, strong-growing, free-range, free, fast-growing(a), aggressive

  2. confined(adj)

    not free to move about

    Synonyms:
    imprisoned, jailed, captive

    Antonyms:
    invasive, strong-growing, aggressive, fast-growing(a), free-range, unconfined, free

  3. captive, confined, imprisoned, jailed(adj)

    being in captivity

    Synonyms:
    captive, engrossed, absorbed, enwrapped, wrapped, jailed, imprisoned, intent

    Antonyms:
    strong-growing, free, invasive, free-range, unconfined, fast-growing(a), aggressive

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "confined":

    limited, restricted, circumscribed, constrained, contained, reserved

How to pronounce confined?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say confined in sign language?

  1. confined

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#258reserved
#751limited
#2646contained
#4794restricted
#5534intent
#9076wrapped
#11922confined
#13521absorbed
#14732constrained
#15958captive
#20492imprisoned
#22331jailed
#33869engrossed
#66953circumscribed

How to use confined in a sentence?

  1. Willie Walsh:

    Given the scale of our operations, I see no reason why we should be confined to Airbus, that is not healthy. There [ should be ] competition between aircraft manufacturers.

  2. Susy Oster:

    We were taken to this very old beautiful temple... the whole population of Mád was confined to the temple for one night, the next morning we were walked through our town to the railroad tracks and put on a train.

  3. William R Allen:

    Certainly it is a world of scarcity. But the scarcity is not confined to iron ore and available land. The most constricting scarcities are those of character and personality.

  4. Carla Provost:

    We’re not in every major city across the country where you would work in an airport, confined places, we’re asking people to go out, work night shifts in the desert, by themselves, tracking up groups, not necessarily knowing what they’re coming into.

  5. Hannah Siddle:

    Although this could be very bad news for the Tasmanian devil, we are in a better position than we were when the first contagious cancer emerged. We are further ahead with research and with developing captive management strategies, however, this is a warning to how we manage not just the Tasmanian devil but all vulnerable species, particularly those confined to islands, where disease is a real threat and can do a lot of damage quickly.


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