confine

See also: confiné

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French confiner, from confins, from Medieval Latin confines, from Latin confinium, from Latin confīnis.

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confine (third-person singular simple present confines, present participle confining, simple past and past participle confined)

  1. (obsolete) To have a common boundary with; to border on. [16th–19th c.]
  2. (transitive) To restrict (someone or something) to a particular scope or area; to keep in or within certain bounds. [from 17th c.]

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NounEdit

confine (plural confines)

  1. (chiefly in the plural) A boundary or limit.

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FrenchEdit

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confine

  1. first-person singular present indicative of confiner
  2. third-person singular present indicative of confiner
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of confiner
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of confiner
  5. second-person singular imperative of confiner

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin confīnis.

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confine m (plural confini)

  1. border, frontier
  2. boundary

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LatinEdit

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cōnfīne

  1. nominative neuter singular of cōnfīnis
  2. accusative neuter singular of cōnfīnis
  3. vocative neuter singular of cōnfīnis

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confine

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of confinar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of confinar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of confinar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of confinar

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confine

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of confinar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of confinar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of confinar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of confinar.