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Definitions of bound

  1.   bound by contract
  2.   covered or wrapped with a bandage the bandaged wound on the back of his head an injury bound in fresh gauze
  3.   form the boundary of be contiguous to
  4.   a light springing movement upwards or forwards
  5.   spring back spring away from an impact The rubber ball bounced These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide
  6.   the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
  7.   a line determining the limits of an area
  8.   chemistry and physics held with another element substance or material in chemical or physical union
  9.   confined by bonds bound and gagged hostages
  10.   secured with a cover or binding often used as a combining form bound volumes leather bound volumes
  11.   being under moral or legal obligation felt bound by his promise
  12.   headed or intending to head in a certain direction often used as a combining form as in college bound students' children bound for school a flight destined for New York
  13.   bound by an oath a bound official
  14.   confined in the bowels he is bound in the belly
  15.   usually followed by to' governed by fate bound to happen an old house destined to be demolished he is destined to be famous
  16.   place limits on extent or access restrict the use of this parking lot limit the time you can spend with your friends
  17.   move forward by leaps and bounds The horse bounded across the meadow The child leapt across the puddle Can you jump over the fence
  18.   held with another element substance or material in chemical or physical union
  19.   of Bind
  20.   The external or limiting line either real or imaginary of any object or space that which limits or restrains or within which something is limited or restrained limit confine extent boundary
  21.   To name the boundaries of as to bound France
  22.   To move with a sudden spring or leap or with a succession of springs or leaps as the beast bounded from his den the herd bounded across the plain
  23.   To rebound as an elastic ball
  24.   To make to bound or leap as to bound a horse
  25.   To cause to rebound to throw so that it will rebound as to bound a ball on the floor
  26.   A leap an elastic spring a jump
  27.   Rebound as the bound of a ball
  28.   Spring from one foot to the other
  29.   imp amp p p of Bind
  30.   Restrained by a hand rope chain fetters or the like
  31.   Inclosed in a binding or cover as a bound volume
  32.   Under legal or moral restraint or obligation
  33.   Resolved as I am bound to do it
  34.   Constipated costive
  35.   A limit a boundary
  36.   To limit to terminate to fix the furthest point of extension of said of natural or of moral objects to lie along or form a boundary of to inclose to circumscribe to restrain to confine
  37.   imp p p of Bind
  38.   Constrained or compelled destined certain followed by the infinitive as he is bound to succeed he is bound to fail
  39.   Ready or intending to go on the way toward going with to or for or with an adverb of motion as a ship is bound to Cadiz or for Cadiz
  40.   To jump or spring suddenly or move in jumps one after the other to leap
  41.   To cause to spring back with elastic motion to serve as a limit to to inclose geographically to lie alongside of as Austria bounds Italy on the north to name the countries or waters surrounding as to bound Italy
  42.   A leap spring or jump a light elastic step a limit extent
  43.   Tied restrained confined intending to go on the way as bound for France inclosed in a cover as a book compelled destined
  44.   Pa t and pa p of BIND
  45.   A limit or boundary
  46.   To set bounds to to limit restrain or surround
  47.   To spring or leap
  48.   A spring or leap
  49.   Ready to go
  50.   A limit boundary a leap
  51.   Of to bind
  52.   To leap
  53.   To limit
  54.   To leap lightly spring rebound
  55.   A light elastic spring a rebound
  56.   To set bounds to form the boundary of adjoin name the boundaries of
  57.   That which circumscribes a boundary
  58.   The district included within a boundary or limits
  59.   Imp pp of BIND v
  60.   Made fast tied confined compelled
  61.   Having a cover or binding
  62.   Having one's course directed destined with for or to
  63.   Destined going or intending to go
  64.   Of the verb to bind
  65.   Boundary limit
  66.   A leap a spring a jump a rebound
  67.   To set limits to to restrain to confine
  68.   To leap to move forward by leaps
  69.   Of bind which see confined or restrained as wind bound ice bound obliged by moral ties
  70.   Destined going or ready to go to
  71.   To limit to restrain or confine
  72.   To spring or leap to move forward by leaps or jumps
  73.   A leap a spring a rebound

Quotes of bound

  1. Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community – Andrew Carnegie
  2. There are many ways you can make money Certain ways will make you happy certain other ways will make other people happy But if you go in because there's money in there you're bound to fail bound to fail – Joan Chen
  3. It all goes back of course to Adam and Eve a story which shows among other things that if you make a woman out of a man you are bound to get into trouble – Carol Gilligan
  4. Man could not stay there forever He was bound to spread to new regions partly because of his innate migratory tendency and partly because of Nature's stern urgency – Ellsworth Huntington
  5. Plants and minerals are bound to predestination The faithful is only bound to the Divine orders – Muhammad Iqbal
  6. If you live in the same small place long enough something you don't like is bound to happen – Tracy Kidder
  7. Every friend to the liberty of his country is bound to reflect and step forward to prevent the dreadful consequences which shall result from a government of events – Henry Knox
  8. There is among us a far closer relationship than the purely social one of a fraternal organization because we are bound together not only by a single interest but by a common goal To win Nothing else matters and nothing else will do – Sandy Koufax
  9. Above all though children are linked to adults by the simple fact that they are in process of turning into them For this they may be forgiven much Children are bound to be inferior to adults or there is no incentive to grow up – Philip Larkin
  10. I am not bound to win but I am bound to be true I am not bound to succeed but I am bound to live by the light that I have I must stand with anybody that stands right and stand with him while he is right and part with him when he goes wrong – Abraham Lincoln
  11. I have spent much of my adult life flinching with pain as I tried to pull out the threads that bound the shadows of my past to me – Lorna Luft
  12. We feel bound to the Christian image of humanity that is what defines us Those who do not accept this are in the wrong place here – Angela Merkel
  13. Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play It is bound up with hatred jealousy boastfulness disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence In other words it is war minus the shooting – George Orwell
  14. You can be bound by physical things as I am by certain sicknesses but nevertheless you can still be free to recognize that all initiatives really come from yourself if you don't depend upon structures of government or structures of any kind – George Woodcock
  15. The number of illegal activities were so large that one was bound to come out and lead to the uncovering of the others Nixon was too willing to use the power of government to settle scores and get even with enemies – Bob Woodward

Usage examples for bound

  1. I'm bound she cried – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. After he had had my promise he was bound to go on with it – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  3. “ I daresay I'm absurd to think so but I might and I'm bound – Delia Blanchflower by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  4. Ned Wilson here is bound to be in the know – The Day of Judgment by Joseph Hocking
  5. Now then you and I at least are bound to come up with them – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle
  6. “ I am the more bound to do all I can to help you – Mr. Hogarth's Will by Catherine Helen Spence
  7. I'm bound to be seen she said to herself but I don't care and I don't care – Hilda Lessways by Arnold Bennett
  8. Here we were storm bound for two days ” – My Attainment of the Pole by Frederick A. Cook
  9. “ Mr Colville said he was bound but I was not – Indian Summer by William D. Howells
  10. But I was bound to see the thing through to the end – The Moon Metal by Garrett P. Serviss
  11. It's bound to come unless things change – Jane Cable by George Barr McCutcheon
  12. He was bound to obey his genius – James Watt by Andrew Carnegie
  13. Where you bound for ” – Mr. Achilles by Jennette Lee
  14. Nothing I'll be bound – A Second Coming by Richard Marsh
  15. He was asking if Case was bound for the city – Beyond The Thunder by H. B. Hickey
  16. “ No need to say that I was bound when you did it – A Sea Queen's Sailing by Charles Whistler
  17. Barbara had never been able to see anything she liked hurt but this was a new country where some things were bound to get hurt – The Lost Wagon by James Arthur Kjelgaard
  18. Well that was bound to come – Lady Rose's Daughter by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  19. What Dr John Brown called the 'inevitable melancholy' of women seems to find a voice in Christina Rossetti and though she is bound by her faith to an ultimately optimistic view her habitual tone of mind is gloomy – The Age of Tennyson by Hugh Walker
  20. From New York and bound to Key West and a market – Jack Tier or The Florida Reef by James Fenimore Cooper