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Synonyms of bound

Noun


1. boundary, edge, bound, line

usage: a line determining the limits of an area

2. boundary, bound, bounds, extremity

usage: the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something

3. limit, bound, boundary, extent

usage: the greatest possible degree of something; "what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior"; "to the limit of his ability"

4. leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bound, bounce, jump, jumping

usage: a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards

Verb


1. jump, leap, bound, spring, move

usage: move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?"

2. bound, border, enclose, hold in, confine

usage: form the boundary of; be contiguous to

3. restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle, control, hold in, hold, contain, check, curb, moderate

usage: place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends"

4. bounce, resile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet, jump, leap, bound, spring

usage: spring back; spring away from an impact; "The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide"

Verb


1. jump, leap, bound, spring, move

usage: stick to firmly; "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?"

2. bound, border, enclose, hold in, confine

usage: create social or emotional ties; "The grandparents want to bond with the child"

3. restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle, control, hold in, hold, contain, check, curb, moderate

usage: make fast; tie or secure, with or as if with a rope; "The Chinese would bind the feet of their women"

4. bounce, resile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet, jump, leap, bound, spring

usage: wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose

5. adhere, hold fast, bond, bind, stick, stick to, attach

usage: secure with or as if with ropes; "tie down the prisoners"; "tie up the old newspapers and bring them to the recycling shed"

6. bind, tie, attach, bond, relate

usage: bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted; "He's held by a contract"; "I'll hold you by your promise"

7. bind, attach

usage: provide with a binding; "bind the books in leather"

8. bind, bandage, fasten, fix, secure

usage: fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord; "They tied their victim to the chair"

9. tie down, tie up, bind, truss, restrain, confine, hold

usage: form a chemical bond with; "The hydrogen binds the oxygen"

10. oblige, bind, hold, obligate, relate

usage: cause to be constipated; "These foods tend to constipate you"

Adjective


1. bound (vs. unbound), chained, enchained, fettered, shackled, furled, rolled, pinioned, tethered, trussed, tied, wired, unfree

usage: confined by bonds; "bound and gagged hostages"

2. bound (vs. free), conjugate, conjugated, conjugate, conjugated

usage: held with another element, substance or material in chemical or physical union

3. bound (vs. unbound), brassbound, cased, half-bound, paperback, paperbacked, well-bound

usage: secured with a cover or binding; often used as a combining form; "bound volumes"; "leather-bound volumes"

4. bound(predicate), destined, certain (vs. uncertain), sure

usage: (usually followed by `to') governed by fate; "bound to happen"; "an old house destined to be demolished"; "he is destined to be famous"

5. bandaged, bound, treated (vs. untreated)

usage: covered or wrapped with a bandage; "the bandaged wound on the back of his head"; "an injury bound in fresh gauze"

6. bound, destined, oriented (vs. unoriented), orientated

usage: headed or intending to head in a certain direction; often used as a combining form as in `college-bound students'; "children bound for school"; "a flight destined for New York"

7. bound, sworn (vs. unsworn)

usage: bound by an oath; "a bound official"

8. apprenticed, articled, bound, indentured, unfree (vs. free)

usage: bound by contract

9. bound(predicate), constipated (vs. unconstipated)

usage: confined in the bowels; "he is bound in the belly"

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