bounds bounds  /ˈbaʊndz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. And to greet a visitor, she bounds down a flight of steps in her boarding school for visually impaired children in Tibet's capital Lhasa.
  2. This is the town where she had grown up, and she was proud of this company that knew no bounds.
  3. So flash back to the early 70s, when porn was briefly chic, and its makers fearlessly tested the bounds of legal behavior.

News

  1. LATEST NEWS

    Steve Stricker reacts after hitting a ball out of bounds from the second hole tee during the final day of the U.S. Open golf tournament on Sunday, June 16, 2013, at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pa.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Connecticut Post

  2. Sunday's U.S. Open notebook: Tiger Woods shatters worst-score record

    Woods went out-of-bounds on his second tee shot of the final round at Merion and closed with a 4-over 74. That gave him his worst 72-hole score as a pro in the U.S. Open, and it tied for his high score in any major
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Detroit News

  3. Woods matches worst score in a major

    Tiger Woods went out-of-bounds on his second tee shot of the final round at Merion and closed with a 4-over 74. That gave him his worst 72-hole score as a pro in the U.S. Open, and it tied for his high score in any major.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: KING5 Seattle

Quotes

  1. Speaking on the first day of her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Kagan said the court must ensure that "our government never oversteps its proper bounds or violates the rights of individuals."
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Elena Kagan Source: FOXNews

  2. "Even with him dragging the leg around a little bit, he still helped us in situations last night, getting rebounds that I thought a lot of our other guys got the ball knocked out of their hands, fumbled the ball, went out of bounds off of them,"...
    on Jun 11, 2010 By: Phil Jackson Source: The Associated Press

  3. "There's a Republican or right wing media outlet ...... that went after my wife for awhile in a way that I thought was just completely out of bounds," Obama said on CBS's "The Early Show."
    on Nov 3, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: guardian.co.uk

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