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bound3

bound3

 
pronunciation:
baUnd
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
out of bounds
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a line not to be crossed; limit; restriction.
The princess crossed the bound into the Forbidden Forest.That joke went beyond the bounds of good taste.
synonyms:
boundary, confines, limit, line, restriction, verge
similar words:
brink, check, curb, enclosure, margin, perimeter
definition 2: (usually plural) the area within or near a boundary or limit of something; border.
We had to stay inside the bounds of the park.
synonyms:
border, frontier, limits, margin
similar words:
confines, outskirts
phrase: out of bounds
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: bounded, bounding, bounds
definition: to set the border of; limit.
That fence bounds our yard.
synonyms:
limit
similar words:
confine, cramp, enclose, hem in, restrict, skirt
derivation: boundable (adj.)