Definition of confinement


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • confinement is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 18 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • confinement is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 23 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of confinement

  • the act of keeping something within specified bounds (by force if necessary) (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. restriction

  • concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. childbed
    2. labor
    3. labour
    4. lying-in
    5. parturiency
    6. travail

  • the act of restraining of a person's liberty by confining them (noun)

  • the state of being confined (noun)

    Examples

    1. he was held in confinement

See definition of confinement in Merriam Webster