- The definition of confinement is the action or state of being contained or kept in a place or situation.
When you are trapped in your home and not able to leave, this is an example of confinement.
confinement definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
a confining or being confined; specif.,
- limitation; restriction; restraint
- childbirth; lying-in
confinement definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- The act of confining or the state of being confined.
confinement - Medical Definition
- The act of restricting or the state of being restricted in movement.