home bound

homebound

1 [hohm-bound]
adjective
going home: homebound commuters.

Origin:
1880–85; home + bound4

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homebound

2 [hohm-bound]
adjective
confined to one's home, especially because of illness.

Origin:
1880–85; home + bound1

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homebound home·bound2 (hōm'bound')
adj.
Restricted or confined to home, as of an invalid.

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