# bounded

### adjective

- (of a function) having a range with an upper bound and a lower bound.
- (of a sequence) having the absolute value of each term less than or equal to some specified positive number.
- (of the variation of a function) having the variation less than a positive number.

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## Related Words for bounded

surrounded, belted, restricted, fringed, enclosed, walled, defined, girdled, flanked, rimmed, encircled, delimited, encompassed, ringed, contiguous, definite, finite, determinate, limitary## Examples from the Web for bounded

### Contemporary Examples of bounded

It seems as if at every turn, the governments involved have actively, even joyously, bounded towards the worst possible decision.

Everything changed, however, when Michele Bachmann bounded onto the main stage.

The peninsula is an open area of meadows and wood thickets, bounded to north and south by the Lake.

The whole domain of law and judging was bounded, in Bork's view, by a like sense of responsibility.

To mark the occasion, the two bounded up on stage to the tune of “The Boys Are Back in Town.”

### Historical Examples of bounded

Terlake fell short, crashed in among the oars, and bounded off into the sea.

The White CompanyArthur Conan Doyle

She bounded about in the sun and chased the blue and yellow butterflies.

The Trail BookMary Austin

He tried to climb a cliff that of old he had often bounded up at full speed.

The Biography of a GrizzlyErnest Seton-Thompson

I was gazing idly at the footpath opposite, which is bounded by the Luxembourg railings.

My Double LifeSarah Bernhardt

He bounded away, but his pet hounds sprang at him and caught him.

Classic MythsMary Catherine Judd

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