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Synonyms for (noun) bound

Synonyms: leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bounce, bound Definition: a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards

Similar words: jump, jumping Definition: the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground Usage: he advanced in a series of jumps; the jumping was unexpected

Synonyms: bound, boundary, limit Definition: the greatest possible degree of something Usage: what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior; to the limit of his ability

Similar words: extent Definition: the distance or area or volume over which something extends Usage: the vast extent of the desert; an orchard of considerable extent

Synonyms: bound, boundary, bounds Definition: the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something

Similar words: extremity Definition: the outermost or farthest region or point

Synonyms: bound, boundary, edge Definition: a line determining the limits of an area

Similar words: line Definition: a length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point

Synonyms for (verb) bound

Synonyms: restrain, restrict, confine, bound, limit, trammel, throttle Definition: place limits on (extent or access) Usage: restrict the use of this parking lot; limit the time you can spend with your friends

Similar words: contain, control, curb, hold, hold in, check, moderate Definition: lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits Usage: moderate your alcohol intake; hold your tongue; hold your temper; control your anger

Synonyms: spring, bounce, bound, rebound, recoil, resile, reverberate, ricochet, take a hop Definition: spring back; spring away from an impact Usage: The rubber ball bounced; These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide

Similar words: spring, jump, leap, bound Definition: move forward by leaps and bounds Usage: The horse bounded across the meadow; The child leapt across the puddle; Can you jump over the fence?

Synonyms: spring, jump, leap, bound Definition: move forward by leaps and bounds Usage: The horse bounded across the meadow; The child leapt across the puddle; Can you jump over the fence?

Similar words: move Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right

Synonyms: border, bound Definition: form the boundary of; be contiguous to

Similar words: enclose, hold in, confine Definition: close in; darkness enclosed him"

Synonyms for (adjective) bound

Synonyms: bound Definition: confined by bonds Usage: bound and gagged hostages

Similar words: chained, enchained Definition: bound with chains Usage: enchained demons strained in anger to gnaw on his bones; prisoners in chains

Similar words: fettered, shackled Definition: bound by chains fastened around the ankles

Similar words: rolled, furled Definition: rolled up and secured Usage: furled sails bound securely to the spar; a furled flag; his rolled umbrella hanging on his arm

Similar words: pinioned Definition: bound fast especially having the arms restrained

Similar words: tethered Definition: confined or restricted with or as if with a rope or chain

Similar words: tied, trussed Definition: bound or secured closely Usage: the guard was found trussed up with his arms and legs securely tied; a trussed chicken

Similar words: wired Definition: tied or bound with wire Usage: wired bundles of newspapers

Synonyms: bound Definition: secured with a cover or binding; often used as a combining form Usage: bound volumes; leather-bound volumes

Similar words: brassbound Definition: having trim or fittings of brass Usage: a brassbound campaign chest; the heavy brassbound door

Similar words: cased Definition: enclosed in a case

Similar words: half-bound Definition: (of books) having the back bound in one material and the sides in another

Similar words: paperback, paperbacked Definition: (of books) having a flexible binding

Similar words: well-bound Definition: (of books) having a sturdy and attractive binding

Synonyms: destined, bound Definition: (usually followed by `to') governed by fate Usage: bound to happen; an old house destined to be demolished; he is destined to be famous

Similar words: certain, sure Definition: certain to occur; destined or inevitable Usage: he was certain to fail; his fate is certain; In this life nothing is certain but death and taxes- Benjamin Franklin; he faced certain death; sudden but sure regret; he is sure to win

Synonyms: bound Definition: confined in the bowels Usage: he is bound in the belly

Similar words: constipated Definition: have difficult or incomplete or infrequent evacuation of the bowels

Synonyms: bound Definition: held with another element, substance or material in chemical or physical union

Similar words: conjugate, conjugated Definition: of an organic compound; containing two or more double bonds each separated from the other by a single bond

Similar words: conjugate, conjugated Definition: formed by the union of two compounds Usage: a conjugated protein

Synonyms: apprenticed, articled, bound, indentured Definition: bound by contract

Similar words: unfree Definition: hampered and not free; not able to act at will

Synonyms: destined, bound Definition: headed or intending to head in a certain direction; often used as a combining form as in `college-bound students' Usage: children bound for school; a flight destined for New York

Similar words: orientated, oriented Definition: adjusted or located in relation to surroundings or circumstances; sometimes used in combination Usage: the house had its large windows oriented toward the ocean view; helping freshmen become oriented to college life; the book is value-oriented throughout

Synonyms: bound, bandaged Definition: covered or wrapped with a bandage Usage: the bandaged wound on the back of his head; an injury bound in fresh gauze

Similar words: treated Definition: given medical care or treatment Usage: a treated cold is usually gone in 14 days; if left untreated it lasts two weeks

Synonyms: bound Definition: bound by an oath Usage: a bound official

Similar words: sworn Definition: bound by or stated on oath Usage: now my sworn friend and then mine enemy- Shakespeare