adjective & adverb
- Travelling towards a particular place, especially when returning to the original point of departure: [as adjective]: inbound traffic [as adverb]: we have three enemy planes inbound on bearing two ninetyMore example sentences
- One inbound and return flight to Heathrow was cancelled but other delays were kept to a minimum.
- I decided that at some point we would have to bail out and return on the next inbound car.
- Those lanes had been carrying inbound traffic during the latest phase of the Fort Pitt Bridge and Tunnels reconstruction project.
verb[with object] Basketball Back to top
- Throw (the ball) from out of bounds, putting it into play: Ohio State inbounded the ball against the swarming defendersMore example sentences
- The most common event is inbounding the ball, either from the baseline or the sideline.
- With 10 seconds to play in OT and the Heat down two, Miami inbounded the ball.
- In the end, the Heat inbounded the ball with less than three seconds left, and the score tied.
More definitions of inboundDefinition of inbound in:
- The US English dictionary