housebound


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house·bound

 (hous′bound′)
adj.
Confined to one's home, as by illness.

housebound

(ˈhaʊsˌbaʊnd)
adj
unable to leave one's house because of illness, injury, etc

house•bound

(ˈhaʊsˌbaʊnd)

adj.
restricted to the house, as by illness.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.housebound - confined usually by illness
confined - not free to move about
Translations

housebound

[ˈhaʊsbaʊnd] ADJconfinado en casa

housebound

[ˈhaʊsbaʊnd] adjconfiné(e) chez soi

housebound

[ˈhaʊsˌbaʊnd] adjconfinato/a in casa

housebound

adj incapaz de salir de la casa (debido a debilidad)
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"He spent the last few months of his life housebound, waiting for someone to get their finger out."
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Now she has been left virtually housebound and is too afraid to go out.
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