confine vs intern what difference

what is difference between confine and intern

English

Etymology

From Middle French confiner, from confins, from Medieval Latin confines, from Latin confinium, from Latin confīnis.

Pronunciation

  • (verb) enPR: kənfīnʹ, IPA(key): /kənˈfaɪn/
  • (noun)
    • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈkɒnfaɪn/
    • (US) enPR: känʹfīn, IPA(key): /ˈkɑnfaɪn/
  • Rhymes: -aɪn

Verb

confine (third-person singular simple present confines, present participle confining, simple past and past participle confined)

  1. (obsolete) To have a common boundary with; to border on. [16th–19th c.]
    • 1791, James Boswell, Life of Johnson, Oxford 2008, p. 467:
      ‘Why, Sir, to be sure, such parts of Sclavonia as confine with Germany, will borrow German words; and such parts as confine with Tartary will borrow Tartar words.’
  2. (transitive) To restrict (someone or something) to a particular scope or area; to keep in or within certain bounds. [from 17th c.]
    • 1680, John Dryden, Ovid’s Epistles translated by several hands, London: Jacob Tonson, Preface,[1]
      He is to confine himself to the compass of numbers and the slavery of rhyme.

Translations

Noun

confine (plural confines)

  1. (chiefly in the plural) A boundary or limit.

Synonyms

  • (limit): border, bound, limit

Derived terms

  • confineless

Translations


French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kɔ̃.fin/
  • Homophones: confinent, confines

Verb

confine

  1. first-person singular present indicative of confiner
  2. third-person singular present indicative of confiner
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of confiner
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of confiner
  5. second-person singular imperative of confiner

Italian

Etymology

From Latin confīnis.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /konˈfi.ne/

Noun

confine m (plural confini)

  1. border, frontier
  2. boundary

Synonyms

  • limite

Related terms

  • confinante
  • confinare
  • confinario
  • confino

Latin

Adjective

cōnfīne

  1. nominative neuter singular of cōnfīnis
  2. accusative neuter singular of cōnfīnis
  3. vocative neuter singular of cōnfīnis

Portuguese

Verb

confine

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of confinar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of confinar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of confinar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of confinar

Spanish

Verb

confine

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of confinar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of confinar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of confinar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of confinar.


English

Alternative forms

  • interne (archaic)

Etymology 1

From French interner, from interne (inner, internal), from Latin internus (within, internal), compare Etymology 2

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /ɪnˈtɝn/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɪnˈtɜːn/

Noun

intern (plural interns)

  1. A person who is interned, forcibly or voluntarily.

Verb

intern (third-person singular simple present interns, present participle interning, simple past and past participle interned)

  1. (transitive) To imprison somebody, usually without trial.
    1. (of a state, especially a neutral state) To confine or hold (foreign military personnel who stray into the state’s territory) within prescribed limits during wartime.
  2. (transitive, programming) To internalize.
    • 2004, Mark Schmidt, Simon Robinson, Microsoft Visual C# .NET 2003 Developer’s Cookbook (page 81)
      Strings are automatically interned if they are assigned to a literal string within code.
Derived terms
  • internment
  • internee
Translations

Adjective

intern (comparative more intern, superlative most intern)

  1. (archaic) Internal.

Etymology 2

From French interne (inner, internal), from Latin internus (within, internal), from inter (between); compare etymology 1.

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɪntɝn/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɪntɜːn/

Noun

intern (plural interns)

  1. A student or recent graduate who works in order to gain experience in their chosen field.
  2. A medical student or recent graduate working in a hospital as a final part of medical training.
Derived terms
  • internship
Coordinate terms
  • resident
  • trainee
Translations

Verb

intern (third-person singular simple present interns, present participle interning, simple past and past participle interned)

  1. (intransitive) To work as an intern. Usually with little or no pay or other legal prerogatives of employment, for the purpose of furthering a program of education.

Translations

Anagrams

  • netrin, tinner

Catalan

Etymology

From Latin internus.

Adjective

intern (feminine interna, masculine plural interns, feminine plural internes)

  1. internal
    Antonym: extern

Derived terms

  • internament
  • internar

Further reading

  • “intern” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “intern” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “intern” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “intern” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Danish

Adjective

intern (neuter internt, plural and definite singular attributive interne)

  1. internal

Dutch

Etymology

From French interne (inner, internal), or directly from Latin internus (within, internal), from inter (between).

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɛrn

Adjective

intern (comparative interner, superlative internst)

  1. internal, inside of something, of the body etc.

Inflection

Synonyms

  • inwendig

Related terms

  • interneren
  • internist m

German

Adjective

intern

  1. internal

Hyponyms

  • schaltungsintern

Further reading

  • “intern” in Duden online

Indonesian

Etymology

From Dutch intern, from French interne (inner, internal), from Latin internus (within, internal), from inter (between).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈɪntɛr(ə)n]
  • Hyphenation: in‧tèrn

Adjective

intern

  1. internal.
    Synonym: internal

Alternative forms

  • interen

Related terms

Further reading

  • “intern” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) Daring, Jakarta: Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, 2016.

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Latin internus

Pronunciation

Adjective

intern (neuter singular internt, definite singular and plural interne)

  1. internal

Antonyms

  • ekstern

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Latin internus

Adjective

intern (neuter singular internt, definite singular and plural interne)

  1. internal

Antonyms

  • ekstern

Romanian

Etymology

French interne, Latin internus

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [inˈtern]

Adjective

intern m or n (feminine singular internă, masculine plural interni, feminine and neuter plural interne)

  1. internal

Declension

Antonyms

  • extern

Swedish

Etymology

From Latin internus.

Adjective

intern (not comparable)

  1. internal, something of no relevance for outsiders

Declension

Antonyms

  • extern

Noun

intern c

  1. a prisoner, an inmate

Declension

Synonyms

  • fånge
  • fängelsekund
  • intagen

Related terms

  • internera

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