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Definition of BOUND
Pronunciation : BOUND

noun : BOUND

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 3. (

    ) the greatest possible degree of something; "what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior"; "to the limit of his ability" ;

verb : BOUND

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?" ;

Adjective : BOUND

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) confined by bonds; "bound and gagged hostages" ;

  • 2. (

    ) held with another element, substance or material in chemical or physical union ;

  • 3. (

    ) secured with a cover or binding; often used as a combining form; "bound volumes"; "leather-bound volumes" ;

  • 4. (

    ) (usually followed by `to') governed by fate; "bound to happen"; "an old house destined to be demolished"; "he is destined to be famous" ;

  • 5. (

    ) covered or wrapped with a bandage; "the bandaged wound on the back of his head"; "an injury bound in fresh gauze" ;

  • 6. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 7. (

    ) bound by an oath; "a bound official" ;

  • 9. (

    ) confined in the bowels; "he is bound in the belly" ;


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