con·fine vt con·fined, con·fin·ing: to hold within a location; specif: imprison
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
arrest, barricade, bind, bound, cage, capture, circumscribe, coercere, cohibere, commit, commit to prison, constrain, contain, control, detain, enchain, enclose, enthrall, fence in, harness, hold, hold as a hostage, hold back, hold captive, hold in captivity, hold in check, hold in thrall, hold prisoner, immure, impound, imprison, incarcerate, indudere, institutionalize, intern, jail, keep in custody, keep under control, keep within bounds, limit, lock up, pen in, place in durance, place under protective custody, put into isolation, put under arrest, put under restraint, quarantine, recommit, remand, repress, restrain, restrict, restrict access, seclude, send to jail, shut in, subdue, subjugate, suppress, take into custody, take prisoner, trammel
associated concepts: actual confinement, confine to an asylum, confinement to a jail, false imprisonment, kidnapping, solitary confinement
apprehend (arrest), arrest (apprehend), bind (restrain), border, border (bound), boundary, capture, circumscribe (surround by boundary), close (enclosed area), commit (institutionalize), conceal, constrain (imprison), contain (enclose), contain (restrain), control (restrain), debar, delimit, demarcate, detain (hold in custody), detain (restrain), enclose, enclosure, envelop, fetter, hamper, immure, impede, imprison, isolate, jail, keep (restrain), limit, lock, mete, outline (boundary), periphery, purview, qualify (condition), restrain, restrict, retrench, seclude, sequester (seclude), trammel
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
See: imprisonCategory: Criminal LawCategory: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits
Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009.