Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: verb

Definitions: (verb) If something is confined, it is limited in its actions or its movements.

Examples: (verb) She confined herself to her small house in the forest while she completed her masterpiece. (verb) The disease was confined to a small area in the south district.

Synonyms: verbs: enclose, limit, restrict.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 9 B