bound - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive] 

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present tense
present participlebounding
past tensebounded
past participlebounded
  1. 1
    to run or jump taking large steps when you are full of energy or excitement
    bound into/across/towards:

    Polly came bounding into the room holding a letter.

     Synonyms and related words
     Synonyms and related words
  2. 3
    formal if an area is bounded by a fence, trees, a river etc, this is what is around its edge

    The property is bounded on the north and east by a large residential neighbourhood.