bound
noun.
a line determining the limits of an area
Synonym: edge, boundary
noun.
the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
Synonym: boundary, bounds
noun.
the greatest possible degree of something
what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior|to the limit of his ability
Synonym: limit, boundary
noun.
a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
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?
Synonym: jump, leap, spring
verb.
form the boundary of; be contiguous to
Synonym: border
verb.
place limits on (extent or amount or access)
restrict the use of this parking lot|limit the time you can spend with your friends
verb.
spring back; spring away from an impact
The rubber ball bounced|These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide
adj.
confined by bonds
bound and gagged hostages
adj.
held with another element, substance or material in chemical or physical union
adj.
secured with a cover or binding; often used as a combining form
bound volumes|leather-bound volumes
adj.
(usually followed by `to') governed by fate
bound to happen|an old house destined to be demolished|he is destined to be famous
Synonym: destined
adj.
covered or wrapped with a bandage
the bandaged wound on the back of his head|an injury bound in fresh gauze
Synonym: bandaged
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
Synonym: destined
adj.
bound by an oath
a bound official
adj.
bound by contract
adj.
confined in the bowels
he is bound in the belly
Antonym: unbound, free