Dictionary Results for bound|
1. bound - noun
· a line determining the limits of an area
Synonym(s): boundary, edge
2. bound - noun
· the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
Synonym(s): boundary, bounds
3. bound - noun
· the greatest possible degree of something; "what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior"; "to the limit of his ability"
Synonym(s): limit, boundary
4. bound - noun
· a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
Synonym(s): leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bounce
Hypernym(s): jump, jumping
5. bound - verb
· move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?"
Synonym(s): jump, leap, spring
6. bound - verb
· form the boundary of; be contiguous to
Hypernym(s): enclose, hold_in, confine
7. bound - verb
· place limits on (extent or amount or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends"
Synonym(s): restrict, trammel, limit, confine, throttle
8. bound - verb
· spring back; spring away from an impact; "The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide"
Synonym(s): bounce, resile, take_a_hop, spring, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet
Hypernym(s): jump, leap, bound, spring
9. bind - verb
· stick to firmly; "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?"
Synonym(s): adhere, hold_fast, bond, stick, stick_to
10. bind - verb
· create social or emotional ties; "The grandparents want to bond with the child"
Synonym(s): tie, attach, bond
11. bind - verb
· make fast; tie or secure, with or as if with a rope; "The Chinese would bind the feet of their women"
12. bind - verb
· wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose
Hypernym(s): fasten, fix, secure
13. bind - verb
· secure with or as if with ropes; "tie down the prisoners"; "tie up the old newspapers and bring them to the recycling shed"
Synonym(s): tie_down, tie_up, truss
Hypernym(s): restrain, confine, hold, constrain
14. bind - verb
· bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted; "He's held by a contract"; "I'll hold you by your promise"
Synonym(s): oblige, hold, obligate
15. bind - verb
· provide with a binding; "bind the books in leather"
16. bind - verb
· fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord; "They tied their victim to the chair"
Hypernym(s): fasten, fix, secure
17. bind - verb
· form a chemical bond with; "The hydrogen binds the oxygen"
Hypernym(s): adhere, hold_fast, bond, bind, stick, stick_to
18. bind - verb
· cause to be constipated; "These foods tend to constipate you"
19. bound - adjective
· confined by bonds; "bound and gagged hostages"
20. bound - adjective
· held with another element, substance or material in chemical or physical union
21. bound - adjective
· secured with a cover or binding; often used as a combining form; "bound volumes"; "leather-bound volumes"
22. bound - adjective
· (usually followed by `to') governed by fate; "bound to happen"; "an old house destined to be demolished"; "he is destined to be famous"
23. bound - adjective
· covered or wrapped with a bandage; "the bandaged wound on the back of his head"; "an injury bound in fresh gauze"
24. bound - adjective
· 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"
25. bound - adjective
· bound by an oath; "a bound official"
26. bound - adjective
· bound by contract
Synonym(s): apprenticed, articled, indentured
27. bound - adjective
· confined in the bowels; "he is bound in the belly"
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