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)
References in periodicals archive ?
Cllr George Duggins, a city education service spokes-man, said: "There are hundreds of housebound people in the city who are unable to get to a library.
A scheme to involve housebound, elderly and vulnerable people in social activities with their peer group has won almost pounds 5,000 in funding.
Cllr George Duggins, for Coventry education service, said: "There are hundreds of housebound people in the city who are unable to get to a library.
Arrangements will be made to collect blankets for anyone housebound.
A HOUSEBOUND pensioner was robbed of pounds 100 when two intruders broke into her Coventry home.
Chronic disease management nurse Sue Goldsbrough said: "By identifying housebound people in this way we are taking steps towards removing inequalities in healthcare.
Complementary therapies such as aroma therapy and massage will be made available for the housebound.
Arrangements can be made to collect blankets for anyone housebound.
VOLUNTEERS are being sought to help bring library services into the homes of the housebound in Coventry.
She was going to visit three housebound parishioners when her teenage assailant struck.
My husband and I don't like sport as we are housebound and we look forward to the soaps, but then on the day we look in the TV Times we are very disappointed to see that it has been removed.
The Culture Department report highlighted Liverpool libraries and information service which have ``worked with excluded black youngsters in Edge Hill and housebound readers to provide them with more choice''.