homebound

adjective (1)
home·​bound | \ ˈhōm-ˌbau̇nd How to pronounce homebound (audio) \

Definition of homebound

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: going homeward : bound for home homebound travelers

homebound

adjective (2)

Definition of homebound (Entry 2 of 2)

: confined to the home

First Known Use of homebound

Adjective (1)

1598, in the meaning defined above

Adjective (2)

1882, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for homebound

Adjective (1)

home + bound entry 1

Adjective (2)

home + bound entry 5

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The first known use of homebound was in 1598

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