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home·bound 1

Moving or traveling homeward.

[home + bound.]

home·bound 2

Restricted or confined to home: homebound invalids.

[home + bound.]
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going home
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going home: homebound traffic.



confined to one's home.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.homebound - people who are confined to their homes
people - (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively; "old people"; "there were at least 200 people in the audience"
invalid, shut-in - someone who is incapacitated by a chronic illness or injury
Adj.1.homebound - confined usually by illness
confined - not free to move about
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[ˈhəʊmbaʊnd] ADJ the homebound travellerel viajero que vuelve a or se dirige a casa
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adj incapaz de salir de la casa (debido a debilidad)
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