Antonyms for bound
This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term bound.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Bank is a general term for the land along the edge of a water course; it may also denote a raised portion of the bed of a river, lake, or ocean; as, the Banks of Newfoundland. A beach is a strip or expanse of incoherent wave-worn sand, which is often pebbly or full of boulders; we speak of the beach of a lake or ocean; a beach is sometimes found in the bend of a river. Strand is a more poetic term for a wave-washed shore, especially as a place for landing or embarking; as, the keel grates on the strand. The whole line of a country or continent that borders the sea is a coast. Shore is any land, whether cliff, or sand, or marsh, bordering water. We do not speak of the coast of a river, nor of the banks of the ocean, tho there may be banks by or under the sea. Edge is the line where land and water meet; as, the water's edge. Brink is the place from which one may fall; as, the river's brink; the brink of a precipice; the brink of ruin.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
boundary, edge, boundnoun
a line determining the limits of an area
boundary, bound, boundsnoun
the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
limit, bound, boundarynoun
the greatest possible degree of something
"what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior"; "to the limit of his ability"
leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bound, bounceadjective
a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
dancing, bounciness, dance, fountain, bounds, edge, terpsichore, give, springiness, springtime, spring, leap, saltation, bounce, natural spring, boundary, leaping, bouncing, outpouring, limit, outflow, jump
confined by bonds
"bound and gagged hostages"
held with another element, substance or material in chemical or physical union
secured with a cover or binding; often used as a combining form
"bound volumes"; "leather-bound volumes"
(usually followed by `to') governed by fate
"bound to happen"; "an old house destined to be demolished"; "he is destined to be famous"
covered or wrapped with a bandage
"the bandaged wound on the back of his head"; "an injury bound in fresh gauze"
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"
bound by an oath
"a bound official"
apprenticed, articled, bound, indenturedadjective
bound by contract
confined in the bowels
"he is bound in the belly"
jump, leap, bound, springverb
move forward by leaps and bounds
"The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?"
spring, start, jumpstart, rise, jump out, jump off, throttle, climb up, restrict, stick out, trammel, stand out, take form, alternate, derail, form, jump-start, ricochet, border, skip, recoil, reverberate, startle, rebound, parachute, confine, pass over, leap, restrain, skip over, jump, take a hop, chute, bounce, resile, limit, leap out, take shape
form the boundary of; be contiguous to
rebound, restrict, surround, trammel, march, frame in, restrain, frame, confine, skirt, butt on, throttle, spring, leap, ricochet, border, environ, abut, edge, bounce, butt against, ring, recoil, adjoin, resile, butt, reverberate, limit, take a hop, jump
restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttleverb
place limits on (extent or access)
"restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends"
spring, strangle, snare, intimidate, rebound, qualify, ricochet, choke, throttle, circumscribe, hold back, fix, trammel, entrap, take a hop, hold in, determine, encumber, define, specify, border, strangulate, keep, reverberate, recoil, cumber, curb, constrain, hold, ensnare, confine, bounce, leap, restrain, restrict, jump, curtail, detain, trap, resile, limit, keep back, cut back, set, enclose
bounce, resile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochetverb
spring back; spring away from an impact
"The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide"
spring, forswear, rally, throttle, echo, quail, restrict, funk, ring, abjure, trammel, retract, take form, backfire, flinch, form, wince, ricochet, shrink, recoil, border, resound, cringe, rebound, reflect, backlash, confine, leap, restrain, squinch, reverberate, jump, take a hop, kick back, bounce, resile, limit, kick, take shape, jounce, recant
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How to use bound in a sentence?
America has never been united by blood or birth or soil. We are bound by ideals that move us beyond our backgrounds, lift us above our interests and teach us what it means to be citizens.
Don't discuss yourself, for you are bound to lose if you belittle yourself, you are believed if you praise yourself, you are disbelieved.
I'm simply not going to end these agreements because they were made consensually and they have every right to expect they will stay private, are the women bound by being muzzled by you ? You could release them from that immediately.
If premium income levels continue to deteriorate, and capacity does not withdraw ... at some stage this portfolio is bound to become unprofitable, it will be interesting to see at this stage which insurers will choose to withdraw and which will try and ride out the storm, anticipating a turning market.
It is a common saying that punctuality is the soul of business. But besides that, I'm propagating that punctuality is as well an indispensable factor of genuine success. That's because, anyone who dares to take the right step/action towards anything, at the right time and at the right proportion is bound to succeed or emerge a success.
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