beyond/outside the bounds of possibility

Definition of beyond/outside the bounds of possibility

chiefly British

  1. :  not possible :  unable to be done or to happen <You shouldn't worry about things that are beyond the bounds of possibility.>

Word by Word Definitions

beyondplay
  1. :  on or to the farther side :  farther

    :  in addition :  besides

  1. :  on or to the farther side of :  at a greater distance than

    :  out of the reach or sphere (see 1sphere 4b) of

    :  in a degree or amount surpassing

  1. :  something that lies on or to the farther side :  something that lies beyond (see 1beyond 1)

    :  something that lies outside the scope of ordinary experience

    :  hereafter

outsideplay
  1. :  a place or region beyond an enclosure or boundary: such as

    :  the world beyond the confines of an institution (as a prison)

    :  the world beyond the territory or state of Alaska

  1. :  of, relating to, or being on or toward the outer side or surface

    :  of, relating to, or being on or toward the outer side of a curve or turn

    :  of, relating to, or being on or near the outside

  1. :  on or to the outside

    :  outdoors

  1. : used as a function word to indicate movement to or position on the outer side of

    :  beyond the limits of

    :  except

boundplay bounds
  1. :  ready

    :  intending to go :  going

  1. :  a limiting line :  boundary

    :  something that limits or restrains

    :  borderland

  1. : past tense and past participle ofbind

  1. :  to set limits to :  confine

    :  to form a separating line or the boundary of :  enclose

    :  to name the boundaries of

  1. :  placed under legal or moral restraint or obligation :  obliged

    :  fastened by or as if by a band :  confined

    :  very likely :  sure

  1. :  leap, jump

    :  the action of rebounding :  bounce

  1. :  to move by leaping

    :  rebound, bounce

possibilityplay
  1. :  the condition or fact of being possible

    :  one's utmost power, capacity, or ability

    :  something that is possible


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