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homebound1

[hohm-bound] /ˈhoʊmˈbaʊnd/
adjective
1.
going home:
homebound commuters.
Origin of homebound1
1880-1885
1880-85; home + bound4

homebound2

[hohm-bound] /ˈhoʊmˌbaʊnd/
adjective
1.
confined to one's home, especially because of illness.
Origin
1880-85; home + bound1
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adj.

1882, from home (n.) + bound (adj.2).

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homebound in Medicine

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

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