bounds
bounds ounds n. 1. the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something; as, the fotball was caught out of bounds.

Syn: boundary, bound. [WordNet 1.5]

2. the greatest possible extent or degree of something.

Syn: limit, boundary. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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