Synonyms of confinement


1. parturiency, labor, labour, confinement, lying-in, travail, childbed, parturition, birth, giving birth, birthing

usage: concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child; "she was in labor for six hours"

2. confinement, restraint

usage: the act of restraining of a person's liberty by confining them

3. confinement, subjugation, subjection

usage: the state of being confined; "he was held in confinement"

4. restriction, confinement, restraint

usage: the act of keeping something within specified bounds (by force if necessary); "the restriction of the infection to a focal area"

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