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  • n  the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
  • n  a line determining the limits of an area
  • n  the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
  • n  the greatest possible degree of something
    what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior
  • n  a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
  • v  move forward by leaps and bounds
  • v  form the boundary of; be contiguous to
  • v  place limits on (extent or access)
  • v  spring back; spring away from an impact

  • He was sentenced to death, under new guidelines that would make sure the penalty was not "cruel and unusual" and therefore within constitutional bounds.
  • This sort of civil-liberties fetishism is a hangover from the Vietnam era, when the Nixon Administration wildly exceeded all bounds of legalityspying on antiwar protesters .
  • 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.
News & Articles

  • 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.
    June 17, 2013 - KING5 Seattle
  • 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
    June 17, 2013 - Detroit News
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    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.
    June 17, 2013 - Connecticut Post
Quotes

  • Elena Kagan in FOXNews
    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."
  • Phil Jackson in The Associated Press
    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,...
  • Barack Obama in guardian.co.uk
    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."

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