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1. bound

verb. ['ˈbaʊnd'] move forward by leaps and bounds.

Synonyms

  • capriole
  • resile
  • recoil
  • skip
  • ricochet
  • vault
  • take a hop
  • saltate
  • pronk
  • caper
  • galumph
  • hop
  • burst
  • move
  • rebound
  • leap
  • jump
  • curvet
  • hop-skip
  • bounce
  • ski jump
  • spring
  • reverberate
  • leapfrog

Antonyms

  • strengthen
  • promote
  • oxidize
  • oxidise

Etymology

  • bounde (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bunne (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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  • christophe
  • mcgoff
  • jerk-off
  • bake-off
  • trough
  • stoff
  • stauff
  • skoff
  • shroff
  • scoff
  • schroff
  • prof.
  • groff
  • croff
  • shoff
  • schoff
  • roff
  • poff
  • lauf
  • koff
  • knoff
  • knauff
  • knauf
  • hoff
  • hauff
  • hauf
  • gough
  • goff
  • doff
  • cough

2. bound

adjective. ['ˈbaʊnd'] confined by bonds.

Synonyms

  • wired
  • chained
  • rolled
  • tethered
  • enchained
  • pinioned
  • furled
  • tied
  • trussed
  • shackled
  • unfree

Antonyms

  • free
  • louden
  • derestrict
  • unfasten

Etymology

  • bounde (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bunne (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. bound

adjective. ['ˈbaʊnd'] held with another element, substance or material in chemical or physical union.

Synonyms

  • conjugate

Antonyms

  • enable
  • encourage

Etymology

  • bounde (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bunne (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. bound

adjective. ['ˈbaʊnd'] secured with a cover or binding; often used as a combining form.

Synonyms

  • half-bound
  • paperback
  • paperbacked
  • well-bound
  • brassbound

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • powerlessness
  • unrestraint
  • indiscipline

Etymology

  • bounde (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bunne (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. bound

verb. ['ˈbaʊnd'] place limits on (extent or access).

Synonyms

  • clamp down
  • cramp
  • control
  • cumber
  • hamper
  • restrain
  • moderate
  • gate
  • tie
  • baffle
  • contain
  • mark off
  • draw the line
  • tighten
  • hold
  • throttle
  • restrict
  • hold in
  • strangle
  • check
  • trammel
  • confine
  • halter
  • reduce
  • crack down
  • regulate
  • harness
  • mark out
  • limit
  • constrain
  • tighten up
  • draw a line
  • stiffen
  • encumber
  • inhibit
  • rein
  • rule

Antonyms

  • action
  • activeness
  • increase
  • thicken

Etymology

  • bounde (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bunne (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. bound

adjective. ['ˈbaʊnd'] (usually followed by `to') governed by fate.

Synonyms

  • sure
  • destined

Antonyms

  • intemperance
  • unskillfulness
  • unbridle

Etymology

  • bounde (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bunne (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. bound

verb. ['ˈbaʊnd'] form the boundary of; be contiguous to.

Synonyms

  • enclose
  • shore
  • verge
  • skirt
  • confine
  • border

Antonyms

  • blow up
  • enrich
  • dispose
  • indispose

Etymology

  • bounde (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bunne (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. off

adverb. ['ˈɔf'] from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete).

Synonyms

  • forth

Antonyms

  • fuse
  • ionate

9. off

adverb. ['ˈɔf'] at a distance in space or time.

Antonyms

  • iodinate

10. off

adjective. ['ˈɔf'] not in operation or operational.

Antonyms

  • refrain
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