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Definition of "inbound" []

  • Bound inward; incoming: inbound commuter traffic. (adjective)
  • To put (the ball) into play by passing it from out of bounds to a teammate on the court. (verb-transitive)
  • To execute an inbounds pass. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "inbound" in a sentence
  • "They recommend the use of social media internally to break down communication barriers within the department - which they call inbound sharing - which would also include information and tips coming in from the public to the Defense Department."
  • "Meanwhile, morning rush-hour traffic will remain inbound only."
  • "Without any timeouts left, Cleveland was forced to inbound from the backcourt and Hughes 'halfcourt shot at the buzzer was well short."