Synonyms for bound

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