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 Dictionary entry overview: What does confined mean? 

CONFINED (adjective)
  The adjective CONFINED has 5 senses:

1. not free to move about
2. enclosed by a confining fence
3. not invading healthy tissue
4. deprived of liberty; especially placed under arrest or restraint
5. in captivity

  Familiarity information: CONFINED used as an adjective is common.

 Dictionary entry details 

CONFINED (adjective)

Sense 1confined [BACK TO TOP]


Not free to move about


claustrophobic (uncomfortably closed or hemmed in)

weather-bound (delayed or shut in by bad weather)

stormbound (delayed or confined or cut off by a storm)

snowbound (confined or shut in by heavy snow)

pent; shut up (closely confined)

homebound; housebound; shut-in (confined usually by illness)

close; confining (crowded)


unfree (hampered and not free; not able to act at will)

restricted (subject to restriction or subjected to restriction)


unconfined (not confined)

Sense 2confined [BACK TO TOP]


Enclosed by a confining fence


fenced in; penned; confined


enclosed (closed in or surrounded or included within)

Sense 3confined [BACK TO TOP]


Not invading healthy tissue


invasive (marked by a tendency to spread especially into healthy tissue)

Sense 4confined [BACK TO TOP]


Deprived of liberty; especially placed under arrest or restraint


restrained (under restraint)

Sense 5confined [BACK TO TOP]


In captivity


captive; imprisoned; jailed; confined


unfree (hampered and not free; not able to act at will)

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