Engelsk ordbok



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Engelsk verb: confine

1. confine (om endring) 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.


Ord 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 spesifikke uttrykkcheck, contain, control, curb, hold, hold in, moderate


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbaffle, 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 endring) restrict or confine,


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


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)circumscribe, limit


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdecrease, lessen, minify


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

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


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkhold back, keep, keep back, restrain


Mere spesifikke uttrykkcabin, 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)enclose, hold in


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkbear, carry, contain, hold


Mere spesifikke uttrykkborder, bound, box in, box up, embank, frame, rail, rail in

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


Eksempler på anvendelseThey want to confine the prisoners


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)detain


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbind 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


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)free, loose, unloose, unloosen, liberate, release

6. confine (om relasjon) 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


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)hold, restrain


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdisable, disenable, incapacitate


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbind, enchain, fetter, fold, ground, impound, pen up, pinion, pound, pound, pound up, shackle, shackle, tie down, tie up, truss









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