meaning of BOUNDS

BOUNDS meaning in General Dictionary

the line or airplane showing the limitation or degree of something whilst the fotball had been caught out of bounds

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  • the line or plane indicating the limit or degree of anything

BOUNDS meaning in Law Dictionary

In the English legislation of mines, the trespass dedicated by an individual who excavates minerals under-ground beyond the boundary of his laud is known as "working out of bounds."

Sentence Examples with the word BOUNDS

In the savage state every family owns a shelter as good as the best, and sufficient for its coarser and simpler wants; but I think that I speak within bounds when I say that, though the birds of the air have their nests, and the foxes their holes, and the savages their wigwams, in modern civilized society not more than one half the families own a shelter.

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