# bounded

[ boun-did ]SHOW IPA

/ ˈbaʊn dɪd /PHONETIC RESPELLING

### adjective

having bounds or limits.

Mathematics.

- (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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## OTHER WORDS FROM bounded

bound·ed·ly, adverbbound·ed·ness, noun## Words nearby bounded

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## British Dictionary definitions for boundedness

bounded

/ (ˈbaʊndɪd) /

### adjective maths

(of a set) having a bound, esp where a measure is defined in terms of which all the elements of the set, or the differences between all pairs of members, are less than some value, or else all its members lie within some other well-defined set

(of an operator, function, etc) having a bounded set of values

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