Definition of Outward-bound

1. Adjective. That is going out or leaving. "Outward-bound ships"

Exact synonyms: Outbound, Outward
Similar to: Outgoing



Lexicographical Neighbors of Outward-bound

outvying
outwait
outwaited
outwaiting
outwaits
outwalk
outwalked
outwalker
outwalkers
outwalking
outwalks
outwall
outwalls
outwar
outward
outward-bound (current term)
outward-developing
outward-moving
outwardly
outwardness
outwardnesses
outwards
outwarred
outwarring
outwars
outwash
outwashes
outwaste
outwasted
outwastes

Literary usage of Outward-bound

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1896)
"OUTWARD BOUND 1 LEAVE behind me the elm-shadowed square And carven portals of the silent street, And wander on with listless, vagrant feet Through ..."

2. Collected Poems by Austin Dobson (1913)
"The terrors of the torrid zone, The indiscriminate cyclone, A man might parry ; But only faith, or " triple brass," Can help the " outward-bound " to pass ..."

3. Songs of Three Centuries by John Greenleaf Whittier (1890)
"OUTWARD BOUND. Where the unheard oceans sound, Where the unseen islands sleep, — I Outward bound. OUT upon the unknown deep, ..."

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