What is another word for bound?

7566 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ bˈa͡ʊnd], [ bˈa‍ʊnd], [ b_ˈaʊ_n_d]

The English language is filled with synonyms for the word "bound", a term that refers to having a limit, being obligated or compelled, or having a direction. Several English synonyms for the word "bound" include restrained, restricted, tied, obligated, compelled, heading, and determined. Bound is a frequently used word, so having a variety of synonyms can help us convey more specific meanings in our communication. Restraint is required to stay within prescribed limits while being restricted or tied means to be confined or unable to escape. Being obligated and compelled mean having a moral or legal responsibility to do something, while heading and being determined define the direction of movement or intention.

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What are the hypernyms for Bound?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Bound?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
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What are the opposite words for bound?

The word "bound" can be used in various contexts, including physical confinement or restriction, a sense of obligation or responsibility, or a connection or relationship. Some antonyms that can be used to express the opposite meaning of "bound" include unbound, free, liberated, unrestricted, unconstrained, optional, and unconnected. For instance, if someone is no longer tied down to a contract, they are unbound or free. If a person is not obligated to do something, they have an optional choice. Similarly, if there is no restriction or constraint, someone is not bound or restricted. These antonyms offer a range of opposite meanings to "bound," making sentences more expressive and dynamic.

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Usage examples for Bound

They bound him so that he could not escape.
"Leo the Circus Boy"
Ralph Bonehill
"Th' hard times play'd th' divil wi' it before it was born, I'll be bound," said a second.
"My Lady of the Chimney Corner"
Alexander Irvine
Why, Peter Junior, he is bound up in you.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine

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