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bound3

bound3

 
pronunciation:
baUnd
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
phrases:
out of bounds
part of speech: noun
definition 1: anything that serves as a limit or restriction.
This line of trees serves as the bound between our properties.The writer's imagination is beyond the bound of the ordinary.
synonyms:
boundary, confines, edge, limit, limitation, line, restraint, restriction, verge
similar words:
brink, check, curb, enclosure, margin, perimeter, periphery
definition 2: (usu. pl.) the area contained within or lying near a boundary or outer limit of something.
Visitors must stay inside the bounds of the park.The ball was clearly out of bounds.
synonyms:
border, frontier, limits, margin
similar words:
borderland, confines, outskirts, periphery
phrase: out of bounds
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: bounded, bounding, bounds
definition: to define; limit.
The fence bounds the perimeter of our yard.Their property is bounded by a stream on one side.
synonyms:
circumscribe, define, delimit, demarcate, limit
similar words:
border, confine, cramp, enclose, hem in, margin, restrict, skirt, terminate, verge
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to adjoin or border.
Their property bounds a golf course.
synonyms:
abut, adjoin, skirt, verge
similar words:
join, meet, neighbor, touch
derivation: boundable (adj.)