Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (n) boundary, edge, bound (a line determining the limits of an area)
- S: (n) boundary, bound, bounds (the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something)
- S: (n) limit, bound, boundary (the greatest possible degree of something) "what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior"; "to the limit of his ability"
- S: (n) leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bound, bounce (a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards)
- S: (v) adhere, hold fast, bond, bind, stick, stick to (stick to firmly) "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?"
- S: (v) bind, tie, attach, bond (create social or emotional ties) "The grandparents want to bond with the child"
- S: (v) bind (make fast; tie or secure, with or as if with a rope) "The Chinese would bind the feet of their women"
- S: (v) bind, bandage (wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose)
- S: (v) tie down, tie up, bind, truss (secure with or as if with ropes) "tie down the prisoners"; "tie up the old newspapers and bring them to the recycling shed"
- S: (v) oblige, bind, hold, obligate (bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted) "He's held by a contract"; "I'll hold you by your promise"
- S: (v) bind (provide with a binding) "bind the books in leather"
- S: (v) tie, bind (fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord) "They tied their victim to the chair"
- S: (v) bind (form a chemical bond with) "The hydrogen binds the oxygen"
- S: (v) constipate, bind (cause to be constipated) "These foods tend to constipate you"
- S: (v) jump, leap, bound, spring (move forward by leaps and bounds) "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?"
- S: (v) bound, border (form the boundary of; be contiguous to)
- S: (v) restrict, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle (place limits on (extent or amount or access)) "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends"
- S: (v) bounce, resile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet (spring back; spring away from an impact) "The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide"
- S: (adj) bound (confined by bonds) "bound and gagged hostages"
- S: (adj) bound (held with another element, substance or material in chemical or physical union)
- S: (adj) bound (secured with a cover or binding; often used as a combining form) "bound volumes"; "leather-bound volumes"
- S: (adj) bound, destined ((usually followed by `to') governed by fate) "bound to happen"; "an old house destined to be demolished"; "he is destined to be famous"
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- S: (adj) certain, sure (certain to occur; destined or inevitable) "he was certain to fail"; "his fate is certain"; "In this life nothing is certain but death and taxes"- Benjamin Franklin; "he faced certain death"; "sudden but sure regret"; "he is sure to win"
- S: (adj) bandaged, bound (covered or wrapped with a bandage) "the bandaged wound on the back of his head"; "an injury bound in fresh gauze"
- S: (adj) bound, destined (headed or intending to head in a certain direction; often used as a combining form as in `college-bound students') "children bound for school"; "a flight destined for New York"
- S: (adj) bound (bound by an oath) "a bound official"
- S: (adj) apprenticed, articled, bound, indentured (bound by contract)
- S: (adj) bound (confined in the bowels) "he is bound in the belly"