Antony is introduced—presumably months after the drama—from the confines of a rehab facility.
The painful end, drawn out in time, Stein confines mercifully to a few paragraphs.
His words carry an authority that extends beyond the confines of the protest tents here.
Both said they get a little chuckle on hearing her strict stance against sexual activity outside of the confines of marriage.
What would—what could—Kakar say within the confines of an hour?
For thousands of miles beyond its confines the influence of the city was felt.
In front the day-break was bursting the confines of the bleak racks of cloud.
The story of Swift and Esther Vanhomrigh is a story of passion, and runs on the confines of madness.
He said, voice muffled by the confines of the plastic helmet, "Who are you?"
But they always let him pass, and so he came at length to the confines of Liége.
c.1400, "boundary, limit" (usually as confines), from Old French confins "boundaries," from Medieval Latin confines, from Latin confinium (plural confinia) "boundary, limit," from confine, neuter of confinis "bordering on, having the same boundaries," from com- "with" (see com-) + finis "an end" (see finish (n.)).
1520s, "to border on," from Middle French confiner, from confins (n.); see confine (n.). Sense of "keeping within limits" is from 1590s. Related: Confined; confining.