boundary, edge, bound (noun)
a line determining the limits of an area
boundary, bound, bounds (noun)
the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
limit, bound, boundary (noun)
the greatest possible degree of something
"what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior"; "to the limit of his ability"
leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bound, bounce (adj)
a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
confined by bonds
"bound and gagged hostages"
held with another element, substance or material in chemical or physical union
secured with a cover or binding; often used as a combining form
"bound volumes"; "leather-bound volumes"
bound(p), destined (adj)
(usually followed by `to') governed by fate
"bound to happen"; "an old house destined to be demolished"; "he is destined to be famous"
bandaged, bound (adj)
covered or wrapped with a bandage
"the bandaged wound on the back of his head"; "an injury bound in fresh gauze"
bound, destined (adj)
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"
bound by an oath
"a bound official"
apprenticed, articled, bound, indentured (adj)
bound by contract
confined in the bowels
"he is bound in the belly"
jump, leap, bound, spring (verb)
move forward by leaps and bounds
"The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?"
bound, border (verb)
form the boundary of; be contiguous to
restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle (verb)
place limits on (extent or access)
"restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends"
bounce, resile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet (verb)
spring back; spring away from an impact
"The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide"
connected by participation or association or use
"we accomplished nothing, simply because of the large number of people involved"; "the problems involved"; "the involved muscles"; "I don't want to get involved"; "everyone involved in the bribery case has been identified"
involved, mired (adj)
entangled or hindered as if e.g. in mire
"the difficulties in which the question is involved"; "brilliant leadership mired in details and confusion"
Byzantine, convoluted, involved, knotty, tangled, tortuous (adj)
highly complex or intricate and occasionally devious
"the Byzantine tax structure"; "Byzantine methods for holding on to his chairmanship"; "convoluted legal language"; "convoluted reasoning"; "the plot was too involved"; "a knotty problem"; "got his way by labyrinthine maneuvering"; "Oh, what a tangled web we weave"- Sir Walter Scott; "tortuous legal procedures"; "tortuous negotiations lasting for months"
"a castle involved in mist"; "the difficulties in which the question is involved"