Simple past tense and past participle of confine. (verb)
not free to move (adjective)
Examples of word confined
Going into what we call confined area landing sites -- CALS -- which is precisely what I was talking about, that last meter of dry land and that rooftop.
Kisumu or Port Florence (a term confined to the harbour) is a flourishing town built on a hill overlooking Victoria Nyanza.
Once a term confined to the personal-speak of high-minded tech geeks and derided by critics as a bogus marketing ploy, cloud computing today is arguably the hottest trend sweeping the information technology industry sector, investors, analysts and entrepreneurs say.
Albert Holland is a psychologist for NASA who's worked with astronauts in confined spaces like the International Space Station.
But the lessons of Chile's nitrate boom and bust, which helped spur worker rights movements, should not remain confined to the desert.
And it may be true that the "discipline" -- literature as submitted to the protocols and conventions of academic inquiry -- can't remain "confined" to the question of aesthetic beauty, but this is a problem not for literature per se but for the subject "literature" as it is defined within the academic curriculum.
Avoid being in confined areas with smokers: riding in cars, public places, home.