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Noun confinement has 3 senses
- parturiency, labor, labour, confinement, lying-in, travail, childbed - concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of labor to the birth of a child; "she was in labor for six hours"
--1 is a kind of parturition, birth, giving birth, birthing
--1 is a part of pregnancy, gestation, maternity
--1 has parts: uterine contraction; effacement; asynclitism, obliquity
--1 has particulars: premature labor, premature labour
- confinement - the act of restraining of a person's liberty by confining them
--2 is a kind of restraint
--2 has particulars:
- confinement - the state of being confined; "he was held in confinement"
--3 is a kind of subjugation, subjection
--3 has particulars: