Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having bounds or limits; limited; circumscribed; confined; cramped; narrow.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective having the limits or boundaries established.
  • adjective having a defined physical border.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of bound.
  • adjective analysis Of a set, that it is capable of being included within a ball of finite radius.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having the limits or boundaries established

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Examples

  • There was a sound of crashing through underbrush, the ringing of steel-shod hoofs on stone, and an occasional and mossy descent of a dislodged boulder that bounded from the hill and fetched up with a final splash in the torrent that rushed over a wild chaos of rocks beneath him.

    Jack London's Story - Moon Face: Planchette pg 3 of 3

  • A jack-rabbit bounded from a bush under his horse's nose, leaped the stream, and vanished up the opposite hillside of scrub-oak.

    Chapter VIII

  • In contrast to Attenborough, the boyishly eager Irwin bounded into the frame like Tigger, leaping after the crocs and bantering at full volume: “Crikey!”

    Unfair Dinkum

  • In contrast to Attenborough, the boyishly eager Irwin bounded into the frame like Tigger, leaping after the crocs and bantering at full volume: “Crikey!”

    Unfair Dinkum

  • In contrast to Attenborough, the boyishly eager Irwin bounded into the frame like Tigger, leaping after the crocs and bantering at full volume: “Crikey!”

    Unfair Dinkum

  • These, however, remain bounded by the captivity of our interpretive imagination to the representation of meaning in words.

    AKMA’s Random Thoughts

  • Born in captivity, Brunhilda became the face of the controversial program when, as a saucy 9-month-old pup, she bounded from a cage in 1998 as one of the first wolves introduced into the wild.

    mjh's blog — 2005 — July

  • It bounded from the man's skull, and the man fell and never spoke again.

    The Atlantic | July/August 2001 | Mark Twain's Reconstruction | Blount Jr.

  • A jack-rabbit bounded from a bush under his horse's nose, leaped the stream, and vanished up the opposite hillside of scrub-oak.

    Chapter VIII

  • There was a sound of crashing through underbrush, the ringing of steel-shod hoofs on stone, and an occasional and mossy descent of a dislodged boulder that bounded from the hill and fetched up with a final splash in the torrent that rushed over a wild chaos of rocks beneath him.

    Planchette

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