homebound

1
[ hohm-bound ]
/ ˈhoʊmˈbaʊnd /

adjective

going home: homebound commuters.

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Origin of homebound

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First recorded in 1880–85; home + bound4

Definition for homebound (2 of 2)

homebound2
[ hohm-bound ]
/ ˈhoʊmˌbaʊnd /

adjective

confined to one's home, especially because of illness.

Origin of homebound

2
First recorded in 1880–85; home + bound1
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Medical definitions for homebound

homebound
[ hōmbound′ ]

adj.

Restricted or confined to home, as of an invalid.
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