Definition of Housebound

1. Adjective. Confined usually by illness.

Exact synonyms: Homebound, Shut-in
Similar to: Confined
Derivative terms: Homebound



Definition of Housebound

1. Adjective. Restricted to one's home, as by physical infirmity. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Housebound

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Housebound

house wall
house walls
house warming
house warmings
house wine
house wines
house wren
houseboat
houseboater
houseboaters
houseboats
houseboi
housebois
housebote
housebotes
housebound (current term)
houseboy
houseboys
housebreaker
housebreakers
housebreaking
housebreakings
housebreaks
housebroke
housebuilder
housebuilders
housebuilding
housebuyer

Literary usage of Housebound

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1. Federal Benefits for Veterans and Dependents (1993)
"Aid and Attendance or housebound A veteran who is a patient in a nursing home or otherwise determined by VA to be in need of the regular aid and attendance ..."

2. Federal Benefits for Veterans and Dependents (1995) by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Aid and Attendance or housebound A veteran who is a patient in a nursing home, who is otherwise determined by VA to be in need of the regular aid and ..."

3. Federal Benefits for Veterans and Dependants, 1996 Edition by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"... ineligible for further pension are, nonetheless, entitled to retain eligibility to VA health care for three years. Aid and Attendance or housebound ..."

4. Tobacco Policy Making in California 2001-2003: No Longer Finishing First edited by Jeffrey Archer, Simon Bainbridge (2003)
"Also, veterans in receipt of aid and attendance or housebound benefits are eligible for prescriptions. Veterans whose pension payments have been ..."

5. Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1910)
"... nor rejoice in the free life of the “children of the open air, “ when he became housebound and caged, his spirits ebbed, his heart sank within him, ..."

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