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Engelsk udsagnsord: confine

1. confine (om ændring) place limits on (extent or access)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningRestrict the use of this parking lot.
Limit the time you can spend with your friends.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bound, limit, restrain, restrict, throttle, trammel


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Mindre specifikke termercheck, contain, control, curb, hold, hold in, moderate


Mere specifikke termerbaffle, clamp down, constrain, constrain, crack down, cramp, cumber, draw a line, draw the line, encumber, gate, halter, hamper, harness, inhibit, mark off, mark out, reduce, regulate, rein, restrain, rule, stiffen, strangle, tie, tighten, tighten, tighten up

2. confine (om ændring) restrict or confine,


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI limit you to two visits to the pub a day.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)circumscribe, limit


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerdecrease, lessen, minify


Mere specifikke termercap, content, curb, curtail, cut back, delimit, delimitate, demarcate, hold down, keep down, number, ration, restrict

3. confine (om relation) prevent from leaving or from being removed


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Mindre specifikke termerhold back, keep, keep back, restrain


Mere specifikke termercabin, closet, coop in, coop up, lock, lock away, lock in, lock in, lock up, put away, seal in, shut away, shut up

4. confine (om tilstand) close in


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDarkness enclosed him.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)enclose, hold in


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerbear, carry, contain, hold


Mere specifikke termerborder, bound, box in, box up, embank, frame, rail, rail in

5. confine (om adfærd) deprive of freedom; take into confinement


Eksempler på anvendelseThey want to confine the prisoners


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)detain


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody


Mere specifikke termerbind over, cage, cage in, gaol, immure, imprison, imprison, incarcerate, intern, jail, jug, keep, keep in, lag, pin down, put away, put behind bars, remand, straiten, trap


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)free, loose, unloose, unloosen, liberate, release

6. confine (om relation) to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis 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.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey want to confine the prisoners


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)hold, restrain


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerdisable, disenable, incapacitate


Mere specifikke termerbind, enchain, fetter, fold, ground, impound, pen up, pinion, pound, pound, pound up, shackle, shackle, tie down, tie up, truss









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