|to change a penalty to a less severe one|
|to own or admit as true:|
|1.||the act of confining or the state of being confined|
|2.||the period from the onset of labour to the birth of a child|
|3.||physics another name for containment|
confinement con·fine·ment (kən-fīn'mənt)
The act of restricting or the state of being restricted in movement.