- bound as a noun:
- 4 as a verb:
- 4 as an adjective:
- 9 bind as a noun:
- 1 as a verb:
A line determining the limits of an area.
Dutch: grens, grenslijn, grenslinie
The line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something.
Dutch: grenslijn, grenslinie
Polish: granica, linia
The greatest possible degree of something:
— What he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior.
Dutch: grens, kaap, limiet
A light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards.
Move forward by leaps and bounds:
— The horse bounded across the meadow.
Dutch: opschrikken, opspringen, springen, voordringen
Form the boundary of; be contiguous to.
Place limits on (extent or amount or access).
Dutch: begrenzen, bepalen, beperken, indammen, inkrimpen, inperken, limiteren, terugdringen, volstaan
Spring back; spring away from an impact.
Dutch: veren, zwiepen
Confined by bonds.
Held with another element, substance or material in chemical or physical union.
Secured with a cover or binding; often used as a combining form.
usually followed by `to' Governed by fate:
— Bound to happen.
Covered or wrapped with a bandage:
— An injury bound in fresh gauze.
Headed or intending to head in a certain direction; often used as a combining form as in `college-bound students':
— Children bound for school.
Bound by an oath.
Confined in the bowels.
Moby thesaurus: Highland fling, absolute, adjoin, affianced, affiliate, affiliated, allied, and jump, apodictic, apprenticed, articled, assembled, associate, associated, assured, backfire, backlash, backlashing, banded together, barred ... show more.
Something that hinders as if with bonds.
Stick to firmly.
Dutch: hechten, houden, vasthouden, vastzetten
Create social or emotional ties.
Roget 43: join, unite; conjoin, connect; associate; put together, lay together, clap together, hang together, lump together, hold together, piece together [Fr.], tack together, fix together, ... show more
Make fast; tie or secure, with or as if with a rope.
Wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose.
Secure with or as if with ropes.
Dutch: binden, knevelen, vastbinden
Bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted.
Dutch: een plezier doen, verplichten
Provide with a binding.
Dutch: binden, boekbinden, inbinden
Fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord.
Dutch: verbinden, aanbinden, aanhechten, binden, knevelen, vastbinden
Form a chemical bond with.
Cause to be constipated.
Moby thesaurus: accept obligation, adjoin, afterthought, agglutinate, agree to, ally, anchor, annoyance, answer for, apply, apprentice, article, associate, attach, band, bandage, bar, be answerable for, be responsible for, be security for ... show more.
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