1. to enclose within bounds; limit or restrict.
2. to shut or keep in; prevent from leaving a place because of imprisonment, illness, discipline, etc.
3. Usually, confines. a boundary or bound; limit; border; frontier.
4. Often, confines. region; territory.
5. Archaic. Confinement
6. Obsolete. a place of confinement; prison.
Think cure, gardening.
Kept into the dark they should bloom,
While thoughts scattered about the world just fritter away.