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bound2

bound2

 
pronunciation:
baUnd
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, noun
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: bounded, bounding, bounds
definition 1: to leap; spring.
The deer bounded across the field.
synonyms:
jump, leap, spring
similar words:
bolt, buck, caper, hop, leapfrog, vault
definition 2: to bounce back; rebound.
The ball bounded off the wall.
synonyms:
bounce, rebound, ricochet
similar words:
bob, skip
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a leap.
The cat jumped onto the table with a single bound.
synonyms:
caper, jump, leap, spring, vault
similar words:
bounce, buck, hop, prance, skip
definition 2: a bounce; rebound.
synonyms:
bounce, rebound, ricochet
similar words:
bob, jounce, skip
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derivation: boundingly (adv.)