Out-of-bounds definitions

out'əv-boundz'
Being or occurring beyond the designated boundaries, as of the playing area in a sport.
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Violating acceptable rules or standards, as of behavior.
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(idiomatic) Prohibited to enter.

You can play wherever you want, but remember that the cemetery is out of bounds.

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(idiomatic) Beyond the bounds of civility or morality; extremely unreasonable.

You were out of bounds to call him a criminal.

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Outside the area of play; beyond the sideline of a playing field or court.

The ball went out of bounds.

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A sideline marking the edge of a playing field or court.
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