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Synonyms for bound
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. boundary, edge, bound(noun)

    a line determining the limits of an area

    Synonyms:
    saltation, edge, bounce, spring, bounds, limit, leaping, boundary, border, leap, sharpness

    Antonyms:
    free, unbound, regular, unsworn, looseleaf, unshackled, liberated, untethered, uncertain, untreated, unconstipated, unoriented, untied, unfettered, unchained

  2. boundary, bound, bounds(noun)

    the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something

    Synonyms:
    saltation, edge, bounce, spring, bounds, limit, leaping, leap, boundary

    Antonyms:
    untied, unchained, looseleaf, free, unoriented, uncertain, unsworn, unbound, unfettered, unshackled, untethered, untreated, unconstipated, liberated, regular

  3. limit, bound, boundary(noun)

    the greatest possible degree of something

    "what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior"; "to the limit of his ability"

    Synonyms:
    terminus ad quem, terminal point, edge, point of accumulation, demarcation, spring, leap, limit point, demarcation line, saltation, bounce, bounds, boundary, leaping, limit, limitation

    Antonyms:
    liberated, unconstipated, unchained, unoriented, unfettered, looseleaf, uncertain, untethered, untreated, unbound, regular, free, untied, unsworn, unshackled

  4. leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bound, bounce(adj)

    a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards

    Synonyms:
    dancing, bounciness, dance, fountain, bounds, edge, terpsichore, give, springiness, springtime, spring, leap, saltation, bounce, natural spring, boundary, leaping, bouncing, outpouring, limit, outflow, jump

    Antonyms:
    unbound, unoriented, untreated, unshackled, untethered, liberated, free, unconstipated, untied, unsworn, uncertain, unfettered, unchained, regular, looseleaf

  5. bound(adj)

    confined by bonds

    "bound and gagged hostages"

    Synonyms:
    articled, bandaged, bound(p), apprenticed, indentured, destined

    Antonyms:
    free, unconstipated, looseleaf, liberated, unbound, unoriented, uncertain, unshackled, untreated, unsworn, unfettered, untied, unchained, untethered, regular

  6. bound(adj)

    held with another element, substance or material in chemical or physical union

    Synonyms:
    articled, bandaged, bound(p), apprenticed, indentured, destined

    Antonyms:
    unshackled, looseleaf, unbound, regular, untreated, unchained, uncertain, free, unoriented, untethered, unsworn, unfettered, untied, unconstipated, liberated

  7. bound(adj)

    secured with a cover or binding; often used as a combining form

    "bound volumes"; "leather-bound volumes"

    Synonyms:
    articled, bandaged, bound(p), apprenticed, indentured, destined

    Antonyms:
    untreated, unbound, uncertain, unchained, regular, unfettered, unshackled, unoriented, looseleaf, free, unsworn, unconstipated, untethered, liberated, untied

  8. bound(p), destined(adj)

    (usually followed by `to') governed by fate

    "bound to happen"; "an old house destined to be demolished"; "he is destined to be famous"

    Antonyms:
    unoriented, looseleaf, free, unchained, unshackled, uncertain, untethered, unsworn, unbound, unfettered, liberated, unconstipated, regular, untreated, untied

  9. bandaged, bound(adj)

    covered or wrapped with a bandage

    "the bandaged wound on the back of his head"; "an injury bound in fresh gauze"

    Synonyms:
    articled, bandaged, bound(p), apprenticed, indentured, destined

    Antonyms:
    untreated, free, looseleaf, unbound, untethered, unoriented, unconstipated, untied, regular, unfettered, liberated, uncertain, unsworn, unchained, unshackled

  10. bound, destined(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"

    Synonyms:
    articled, bandaged, bound(p), apprenticed, indentured, destined

    Antonyms:
    unconstipated, unchained, untethered, free, unbound, untied, unshackled, uncertain, regular, untreated, unoriented, unsworn, unfettered, looseleaf, liberated

  11. bound(adj)

    bound by an oath

    "a bound official"

    Synonyms:
    articled, bandaged, bound(p), apprenticed, indentured, destined

    Antonyms:
    liberated, unbound, unchained, untreated, free, unconstipated, untied, unoriented, unsworn, looseleaf, uncertain, unshackled, untethered, regular, unfettered

  12. apprenticed, articled, bound, indentured(adj)

    bound by contract

    Synonyms:
    articled, bandaged, bound(p), apprenticed, indentured, destined

    Antonyms:
    free, liberated, unbound, unsworn, unfettered, unchained, untreated, unshackled, untied, looseleaf, regular, unoriented, unconstipated, uncertain, untethered

  13. bound(p)(verb)

    confined in the bowels

    "he is bound in the belly"

    Antonyms:
    uncertain, unbound, untied, unchained, regular, unfettered, unshackled, untreated, untethered, looseleaf, liberated, free, unsworn, unconstipated, unoriented

  14. jump, leap, bound, spring(verb)

    move forward by leaps and bounds

    "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    unsworn, regular, free, unbound, unconstipated, unoriented, uncertain, unfettered, liberated, unchained, untethered, looseleaf, unshackled, untreated, untied

  15. bound, border(verb)

    form the boundary of; be contiguous to

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    uncertain, unchained, unbound, free, unconstipated, unshackled, untied, untreated, unoriented, unfettered, regular, liberated, unsworn, untethered, looseleaf

  16. restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle(verb)

    place limits on (extent or access)

    "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    untied, liberated, untreated, unsworn, free, uncertain, unfettered, unconstipated, unchained, unoriented, unbound, untethered, looseleaf, regular, unshackled

  17. bounce, resile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet(verb)

    spring back; spring away from an impact

    "The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    regular, liberated, untied, unbound, unconstipated, untreated, unchained, free, unsworn, unfettered, unoriented, looseleaf, unshackled, uncertain, untethered

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. bound

    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.

    Synonyms:
    bank, beach, border, brim, brink, coast, edge, marge, margin, rim, shore, strand

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. bound(n)

    Synonyms:
    limit, boundary, inclosure, confine, border

  2. bound(v)

    Synonyms:
    confine, limit, circumscribe, terminate, restrict, restrain

    Antonyms:
    enlarge, open, extend, spread out

  3. bound(v)

    Synonyms:
    to leap, jump, frisk, spring, skip

    Antonyms:
    hobble, limp, crawl, creep, shamble

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bound(n.)

    Synonyms:
    limit, BOUNDARY, bourn, border, confine

  2. bound(n.)

    Synonyms:
    leap, jump, spring, bounce

  3. bound(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    limit, border, terminate, circumscribe

  4. bound(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    jump, leap, spring

  5. bound(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    rebound, spring back

  6. bound(a.)

    Synonyms:
    [Followed by to or for.] destined, tending, going, on the way

How to say bound in sign language?

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Translations for bound

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  • مقيدArabic
  • граница, скок, предел, ограничавам, скачам, обвързан, задължен, готов, готов да, свързан, решен, на път заBulgarian
  • límitCatalan, Valencian
  • begrænsetDanish
  • umgrenzen, Abgrenzung, Sprung, Grenze, bereit, Schranke, begrenzenGerman
  • άλμαGreek
  • límite, limitarSpanish
  • tõkestamaEstonian
  • jauzi, saltoBasque
  • کرانPersian
  • sidottu, raja-arvo, loikka, reunustaa, hyppiä, hypähdellä, raja, hyppyFinnish
  • borne, saut, limite, tenu, obligé, frontière, bond, délimiter, bondir, entourer, sauterFrench
  • leumScottish Gaelic
  • सीमाHindi
  • սահմանArmenian
  • costretto, diretto, confinato, portato, incamminato, tenuto, indirizzato, obbligato, destinato, frontiera, salto, confinare, balzare, accerchiare, confine, balzo, limite, delimitareItalian
  • 界, 行き, 向かうJapanese
  • limiet, begrenzen, springen, gehouden, bereid, geacht, bestemd, grens, omringen, sprongDutch
  • granicaPolish
  • obligatRomanian
  • обязанный, должный, направляться, лимит, предел, скачок, скакать, непременный, связанный, готовый, граница, прыжок, рубеж, ограничивать, прыгатьRussian
  • gränsa till, skutta, gräns, hopp, skuttSwedish
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