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Related / Similar Words: leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bounce, boundary, bounds, edge, restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, confine, throttle, resile, take a hop, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet, jump, border, apprenticed, articled, indentured, destined, bandaged

 

Definition:
  • a light springing movement upwards or forwards;
  • the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something;
  • a line determining the limits of an area;
  • place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends";
  • spring back; spring away from an impact; "The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide";
  • move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?";
  • form the boundary of; be contiguous to;
  • confined by bonds; "bound and gagged hostages";
  • secured with a cover or binding; often used as a combining form; "bound volumes"; "leather-bound volumes";
  • held with another element, substance or material in chemical or physical union;
  • bound by contract;
  • 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";
  • covered or wrapped with a bandage; "the bandaged wound on the back of his head"; "an injury bound in fresh gauze";
  • bound by an oath; "a bound official";

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    See Also: leap out, jump out, jump, stand out, stick out, hop on, mount, mount up, get on, jump on, climb on, bestride, border on, approach, unfree

     

    Hyponyms: caper, capriole, pounce, hairline, frontier, heliopause, boundary line, border, borderline, delimitation, mete, bourn, bourne, district line, county line, city line, edge, end, limit, demarcation, demarcation line, outline, lineation, Rubicon, surface, shoreline, rim, margin, perimeter, periphery, fringe, outer boundary, brink, threshold, verge, upper bound, lower bound, thalweg, reduce, tighten, tie, gate, draw the line, draw a line, mark off, mark out, rule, harness, rein, baffle, regulate, hamper, halter, cramp, strangle, stiffen, tighten up, constrain, clamp down, crack down, inhibit, restrain, encumber, cumber, kick back, recoil, kick, skip, bound off, carom, glance, pronk, bounce, resile, take a hop, spring, rebound, reverberate, ricochet, burst, galumph, ski jump, saltate, vault, leapfrog, overleap, curvet, hop, hop-skip, skirt, shore

     

    Derivational Morphology: jump, leap, spring, bounce, resile, take a hop, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet, saltate, border, restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, confine, throttle, adjoin, edge, abut, march, butt, butt against, butt on, boundary, bounds, limiter, clipper, limitation, restriction, shackle, bond, hamper, trammels, restrainer, controller, carom, repercussion, backlash, leaping, saltation, resilience, resiliency, bouncing, bounciness, bounder, leaper, jumper, jumping, margin, perimeter, boundary line, borderline, delimitation, mete

     

     
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