outward-bound outward-bound adj. travelling away from a port or station; as, outward-bound ships. Opposite of {inward-bound} or {inbound}.

Syn: departing(prenominal), outbound, outward. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • Outward Bound — This article is about the organization. For Outward Bound (disambiguation), see Outward Bound (disambiguation). Outward Bound (OB) is an international, non profit, independent, outdoor education organization with approximately 40 schools around… …   Wikipedia

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