Textual thesaurus for "bound"

(adj) destined

(usually followed by `to') governed by fate

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

(adj) apprenticed, articled, indentured

bound by contract

(adj) destined

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

(adj) bandaged

covered or wrapped with a bandage

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

(noun) leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bounce

a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards

(noun) boundary, limit

the greatest possible degree of something

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

(noun) boundary, bounds

the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something

(noun) boundary, edge

a line determining the limits of an area

(verb) restrain, restrict, confine, limit, trammel, throttle

place limits on (extent or access)

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

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

spring back; spring away from an impact

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

(verb) spring, jump, leap

move forward by leaps and bounds

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

(verb) border

form the boundary of; be contiguous to