bounded Definition

  • 1having a limit or boundary
  • 2confined within certain limits; restricted or circumscribed

Using bounded: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "bounded" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The garden was bounded by a hedge.

  • Example

    The company's growth is bounded by its limited resources.

  • Example

    The children were bounded by the rules of the game.

bounded Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with bounded

  • bounded rationality

    a concept that suggests that decision-making is limited by the information available, cognitive limitations, and the finite amount of time available to make a decision


    Bounded rationality explains why people often make decisions that are not optimal.

  • a set that has clear boundaries or criteria for membership


    A bounded set can be defined as all the numbers between 0 and 1.

  • a function that is limited in some way, such as being defined only on a certain interval or having a maximum or minimum value


    A bounded function is one that does not grow without limit as the input variable increases.


Summary: bounded in Brief

The term 'bounded' [ˈbaʊndɪd] refers to something that has a limit or boundary, or is confined within certain limits. It can be used to describe physical spaces, such as 'The garden was bounded by a hedge,' or abstract concepts, such as 'bounded rationality.' 'Bounded' is often used in technical contexts, such as 'bounded set' or 'bounded function.'

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