Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun bound

4 senses of bound

Sense 1
boundary, edge, bound -- (a line determining the limits of an area)
       => line -- (a length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point)

Sense 2
boundary, bound, bounds -- (the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something)
       => extremity -- (the outermost or farthest region or point)

Sense 3
limit, bound, boundary -- (the greatest possible degree of something; "what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior"; "to the limit of his ability")
       => extent -- (the distance or area or volume over which something extends; "the vast extent of the desert"; "an orchard of considerable extent")

Sense 4
leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bound, bounce -- (a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards)
       => jump, jumping -- (the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground; "he advanced in a series of jumps"; "the jumping was unexpected")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb bound

4 senses of bound

Sense 1
jump, leap, bound, spring -- (move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?")
       => move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")

Sense 2
bound, border -- (form the boundary of; be contiguous to)
       => enclose, hold in, confine -- (close in; darkness enclosed him")

Sense 3
restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle -- (place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends")
       => control, hold in, hold, contain, check, curb, moderate -- (lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger")

Sense 4
bounce, resile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet -- (spring back; spring away from an impact; "The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide")
       => jump, leap, bound, spring -- (move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb bind

10 senses of bind

Sense 1
adhere, hold fast, bond, bind, stick, stick to -- (stick to firmly; "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?")
       => attach -- (become attached; "The spider's thread attached to the window sill")

Sense 2
bind, tie, attach, bond -- (create social or emotional ties; "The grandparents want to bond with the child")
       => relate -- (have or establish a relationship to; "She relates well to her peers")

Sense 3
bind -- (make fast; tie or secure, with or as if with a rope; "The Chinese would bind the feet of their women")
       => attach -- (cause to be attached)

Sense 4
bind, bandage -- (wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose)
       => fasten, fix, secure -- (cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man")

Sense 5
tie down, tie up, bind, truss -- (secure with or as if with ropes; "tie down the prisoners"; "tie up the old newspapers and bring them to the recycling shed")
       => restrain, confine, hold -- (to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement; "This holds the local until the express passengers change trains"; "About a dozen animals were held inside the stockade"; "The illegal immigrants were held at a detention center"; "The terrorists held the journalists for ransom")

Sense 6
oblige, bind, hold, obligate -- (bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted; "He's held by a contract"; "I'll hold you by your promise")
       => relate -- (have or establish a relationship to; "She relates well to her peers")

Sense 7
bind -- (provide with a binding; "bind the books in leather")
       => cover -- (provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers")

Sense 8
tie, bind -- (fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord; "They tied their victim to the chair")
       => fasten, fix, secure -- (cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man")

Sense 9
bind -- (form a chemical bond with; "The hydrogen binds the oxygen")
       => adhere, hold fast, bond, bind, stick, stick to -- (stick to firmly; "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?")

Sense 10
constipate, bind -- (cause to be constipated; "These foods tend to constipate you")
       => indispose -- (cause to feel unwell; "She was indisposed")

Antonyms of verb bound
                                                                         

Antonyms of verb bind

1 of 10 senses of bind

Sense 3
bind -- (make fast; tie or secure, with or as if with a rope; "The Chinese would bind the feet of their women")
       Antonym of unbind (Sense 1)
      => unbind -- (untie or unfasten; "unbind the feet of this poor woman")

Antonyms of adj bound

9 senses of bound

Sense 1
bound (vs. unbound) -- (confined by bonds; "bound and gagged hostages")

unbound (vs. bound) -- (not restrained or tied down by bonds)
        => unchained, unfettered, unshackled, untied -- (not bound by shackles and chains)
        => untethered -- (not confined or restricted with a tether)

Sense 2
bound (vs. free) -- (held with another element, substance or material in chemical or physical union)

free (vs. bound) -- (unconstrained or not chemically bound in a molecule or not fixed and capable of relatively unrestricted motion; "free expansion"; "free oxygen"; "a free electron")
        => liberated -- ((of a gas e.g.) released from chemical combination)
        => unbound -- (not held in chemical or physical combination)

Sense 3
bound (vs. unbound) -- (secured with a cover or binding; often used as a combining form; "bound volumes"; "leather-bound volumes")

unbound (vs. bound) -- (not secured within a cover; "an unbound book")
        => looseleaf -- (being or having leaves that can be easily removed or rearranged; "loose-leaf paper"; "a looseleaf notebook")

Sense 4
bound (predicate), destined -- ((usually followed by `to') governed by fate; "bound to happen"; "an old house destined to be demolished"; "he is destined to be famous")

INDIRECT (VIA certain) -> uncertain -- (not certain to occur; not inevitable; "everything is uncertain about the army"; "the issue is uncertain")

Sense 5
bandaged, bound -- (covered or wrapped with a bandage; "the bandaged wound on the back of his head"; "an injury bound in fresh gauze")

INDIRECT (VIA treated) -> untreated -- (not given medical care or treatment; "an untreated disease"; "the untreated wounded lay on makeshift cots")

Sense 6
bound, destined -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA oriented) -> unoriented -- (not having position or goal definitely set or ascertained; "engaged in unoriented study"; "unoriented until she looked at the map")

Sense 7
bound -- (bound by an oath; "a bound official")

INDIRECT (VIA sworn) -> unsworn -- (not bound by or stated on oath; "the witness stands unsworn"; "unsworn testimony")

Sense 8
apprenticed, articled, bound, indentured -- (bound by contract)

INDIRECT (VIA unfree) -> free -- (able to act at will; not hampered; not under compulsion or restraint; "free enterprise"; "a free port"; "a free country"; "I have an hour free"; "free will"; "free of racism"; "feel free to stay as long as you wish"; "a free choice")

Sense 9
bound (predicate) -- (confined in the bowels; "he is bound in the belly")

INDIRECT (VIA constipated) -> unconstipated, regular -- (not constipated)

Similarity of adj bound

9 senses of bound

Sense 1
bound (vs. unbound) -- (confined by bonds; "bound and gagged hostages")
       => chained, enchained -- (bound with chains; "enchained demons strained in anger to gnaw on his bones"; "prisoners in chains")
       => fettered, shackled -- (bound by chains fastened around the ankles)
       => furled, rolled -- (rolled up and secured; "furled sails bound securely to the spar"; "a furled flag"; "his rolled umbrella hanging on his arm")
       => pinioned -- (bound fast especially having the arms restrained)
       => tethered -- (confined or restricted with or as if with a rope or chain)
       => trussed, tied -- (bound or secured closely; "the guard was found trussed up with his arms and legs securely tied"; "a trussed chicken")
       => wired -- (tied or bound with wire; "wired bundles of newspapers")
          Also See-> unfree#2

Sense 2
bound (vs. free) -- (held with another element, substance or material in chemical or physical union)
       => conjugate, conjugated -- (of an organic compound; containing two or more double bonds each separated from the other by a single bond)
       => conjugate, conjugated -- (formed by the union of two compounds; "a conjugated protein")

Sense 3
bound (vs. unbound) -- (secured with a cover or binding; often used as a combining form; "bound volumes"; "leather-bound volumes")
       => brassbound -- (having trim or fittings of brass; "a brassbound campaign chest"; "the heavy brassbound door")
       => cased -- (enclosed in a case)
       => half-bound -- ((of books) having the back bound in one material and the sides in another)
       => paperback, paperbacked -- ((of books) having a flexible binding)
       => well-bound -- ((of books) having a sturdy and attractive binding)

Sense 4
bound (predicate), destined -- ((usually followed by `to') governed by fate; "bound to happen"; "an old house destined to be demolished"; "he is destined to be famous")
       => certain (vs. uncertain), sure -- (certain to occur; destined or inevitable; "he was certain to fail"; "his fate is certain"; "In this life nothing is certain but death and taxes"- Benjamin Franklin; "he faced certain death"; "sudden but sure regret"; "he is sure to win")

Sense 5
bandaged, bound -- (covered or wrapped with a bandage; "the bandaged wound on the back of his head"; "an injury bound in fresh gauze")
       => treated (vs. untreated) -- (given medical care or treatment; "a treated cold is usually gone in 14 days; if left untreated it lasts two weeks")

Sense 6
bound, destined -- (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")
       => oriented (vs. unoriented), orientated -- (adjusted or located in relation to surroundings or circumstances; sometimes used in combination; "the house had its large windows oriented toward the ocean view"; "helping freshmen become oriented to college life"; "the book is value-oriented throughout")

Sense 7
bound -- (bound by an oath; "a bound official")
       => sworn (vs. unsworn) -- (bound by or stated on oath; "now my sworn friend and then mine enemy"- Shakespeare)

Sense 8
apprenticed, articled, bound, indentured -- (bound by contract)
       => unfree (vs. free) -- (hampered and not free; not able to act at will)

Sense 9
bound (predicate) -- (confined in the bowels; "he is bound in the belly")
       => constipated (vs. unconstipated) -- (have difficult or incomplete or infrequent evacuation of the bowels)

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