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Bound

Definition

[n] a light springing movement upwards or forwards
[n] the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
[n] a line determining the limits of an area
[adj] (chemistry and physics) held with another element, substance or material in chemical or physical union
[adj] confined by bonds; "bound and gagged hostages"
[adj] secured with a cover or binding; often used as a combining form; "bound volumes"; "leather-bound volumes"
[adj] bound by contract
[adj] being under moral or legal obligation; "felt bound by his promise"
[adj] 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"
[adj] covered or wrapped with a bandage; "the bandaged wound on the back of his head"; "an injury bound in fresh gauze"
[adj] bound by an oath; "a bound official"
[v] place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends"
[v] spring back; spring away from an impact; "The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide"
[v] move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?"
[v] form the boundary of; be contiguous to

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Antonyms

free, unbound