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1. outward

adjective. ['ˈaʊtwɝd'] relating to physical reality rather than with thoughts or the mind.

Synonyms

  • outer
  • superficial
  • external

Antonyms

  • profound
  • inwardness
  • otherworldliness
  • introversion

Etymology

  • -ward (English)
  • -weard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • out (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Outward Bound

  • ultrasound
  • propound
  • profound
  • expound
  • confound
  • compound
  • unwound
  • unsound
  • unbound
  • resound
  • renowned
  • redound
  • rebound
  • newfound
  • inbound
  • impound
  • astound
  • aground
  • surround
  • ground
  • frowned
  • drowned
  • crowned
  • browned
  • abound
  • wound
  • sound
  • round
  • 'round
  • pound

2. outward

adverb. ['ˈaʊtwɝd'] toward the outside.

Antonyms

  • serious

Etymology

  • -ward (English)
  • -weard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • out (English)

3. 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))

4. 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))

5. 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))

6. 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))

7. 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))

8. 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))

9. 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))

10. bound

noun. ['ˈbaʊnd'] a line determining the limits of an area.

Synonyms

  • edge
  • rim
  • lower bound
  • upper bound
  • verge
  • line
  • brink
  • perimeter
  • margin
  • border
  • boundary
  • fringe
  • thalweg
  • periphery
  • threshold

Antonyms

  • deprive
  • declassify
  • be well
  • differ

Etymology

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