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bounding

adjective

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bounding

verb (1)
present participle of bound

Synonyms of bounding (Entry 2 of 3)

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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bounding

verb (2)
present participle of bound

Synonyms & Antonyms of bounding (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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“Bounding.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bounding. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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