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bounded

adjective

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bounded

verb (1)
past tense of bound

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1 to mark the limits of
  • the country is bounded by water on two sides

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2 to serve as a border for
  • being bounded on all sides by the Alps has helped Switzerland maintain its neutrality

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bounded

verb (2)
past tense of bound

Synonyms & Antonyms of bounded (Entry 3 of 3)

1 to move with a light springing step
  • the child giggled and bounded off to play with her friends

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2 to propel oneself upward or forward into the air
  • a rabbit bounded down the garden path

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The first known use of bounded was in 1956

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“Bounded.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bounded. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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