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Overview of noun bounds

The noun bounds has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) boundary, bound, bounds

(the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something)


Overview of noun bound

The noun bound has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) boundary, edge, bound

(a line determining the limits of an area)

2. boundary, bound, bounds

(the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something)

3. limit, bound, boundary

(the greatest possible degree of something; "what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior"; "to the limit of his ability")

4. leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bound, bounce

(a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards)


Overview of verb bound

The verb bound has 4 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (4) jump, leap, bound, spring

(move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?")

2. (2) bound, border

(form the boundary of; be contiguous to)

3. (2) restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle

(place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends")

4. (1) bounce, resile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet

(spring back; spring away from an impact; "The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide")

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