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  • verbjump, bounce
  • verbrestrict

synonyms for bounding

  • hop
  • leap
  • prance
  • ricochet
  • skip
  • vault
  • bob
  • caper
  • frisk
  • gambol
  • hurdle
  • pounce
  • recoil
  • saltate
  • spring
  • encircle
  • delimit
  • terminate
  • enclose
  • mark
  • restrict
  • define
  • limit
  • surround
  • determine
  • measure
  • restrain
  • confine
  • circumscribe
  • demarcate
  • hem in
  • delimitate
  • mark out
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antonyms for bounding

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  • allow
  • let go
  • permit
  • unbind
  • allow
  • let go
  • free
  • start
  • open
  • begin
  • unbind
  • permit
  • liberate
  • release
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How to use bounding in a sentence

Wilson dropped a well-placed lob into Lockett’s hands and Lockett made certain to get his feet in bounds in the right side of the end zone.
KYLER MURRAY RUNS OUT OF MIRACLES AS SEAHAWKS HANG ON TO TAKE OVER FIRST PLACE IN NFC WESTMARK MASKENOVEMBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
“The blast blasted blubber beyond all believable bounds,” Paul Linnman, a journalist for the television station KATU, reported from the scene.
REMEMBERING ONE OF HISTORY’S GREATEST WHALE EXPLOSIONSSARA KILEY WATSONNOVEMBER 16, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
In the self-driving simulation, the researchers assumed that the robot car was experiencing only one clearly bounded interaction with another car during each round of training.
THE KEY TO SMARTER ROBOT COLLABORATORS MAY BE MORE SIMPLICITYKAREN HAONOVEMBER 13, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
As I’ve written before, the Supreme Court can face serious backlash if it gets too far outside the bounds of public opinion — which, at least last term, Roberts seemed studiously determined to avoid.
WHAT HAPPENS IF THE SUPREME COURT OVERTURNS OBAMACARE?AMELIA THOMSON-DEVEAUX (AMELIA.THOMSON-DEVEAUX@ABC.COM)NOVEMBER 10, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Washington tight end Logan Thomas could’ve bailed Gibson out by either falling on the loose ball or having the presence of mind to knock it out of bounds, but he whiffed on his scoop attempt and allowed Jabrill Peppers to recover for New York.
HAIL OR FAIL: WASHINGTON COMMITS FIVE MORE TURNOVERS THAN DANIEL JONES IN UGLY LOSS TO GIANTSSCOTT ALLENNOVEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Replays eventually showed, though, that Thompson did not keep his feet in bounds as he corralled the pass.
STEELERS STAY UNBEATEN, CHARGERS DROP ANOTHER HEARTBREAKER IN NFL WEEK 9CINDY BOREN, MARK MASKE, DES BIELERNOVEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Due to the building, that area served as an upper bound, meaning the answer had to be less than that.
CAN YOU MAKE AN UNFAIR COIN FAIR?ZACH WISSNER-GROSSNOVEMBER 6, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
She arrived at the door of her most curmudgeonly work friend — a poodle mix she refers to as “the Grumpus,” who retreats at the very sound of the word “walk” — and he bounded up to her, enthusiastically seeking some love pats on the rump.
DOG WALKERS ARE RETURNING TO WORK, AND IT’S BEEN A JOYOUS — BUT CAUTIOUS — REUNIONASHLEY FETTERSNOVEMBER 6, 2020WASHINGTON POST
He had a 36-yard touchdown catch in the first quarter in which he somehow managed to land in bounds.
RAVAGED BY INJURIES AND CORONAVIRUS ISSUES, THE 49ERS HAD LITTLE CHANCE AGAINST THE PACKERSMARK MASKENOVEMBER 6, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The new work improves the precision of lower bounds but doesn’t address upper bounds.
DISORDER PERSISTS IN LARGER GRAPHS, NEW MATH PROOF FINDSKEVIN HARTNETTNOVEMBER 4, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
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WORDS RELATED TO BOUNDING

  • abutting
  • adjacent
  • adjoining
  • bounding
  • edging
  • near
  • neighboring
  • next door
  • on the edge of
  • skirting
  • touching
  • bonds
  • bounding
  • check
  • circumscription
  • coercion
  • constrainment
  • constraint
  • control
  • cramp
  • curb
  • custody
  • delimitation
  • detention
  • immuration
  • incarceration
  • internment
  • jail
  • keeping
  • limitation
  • repression
  • safekeeping
  • trammels
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.