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bound    : [b'ɑʊnd]
Bind \Bind\, v. t. [imp. {Bound}; p. p. {Bound}, formerly
{Bounden}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Binding}.] [AS. bindan, perfect
tense band, bundon, p. p. bunden; akin to D. & G. binden,
Dan. binde, Sw. & Icel. binda, Goth. bindan, Skr. bandh (for
bhandh) to bind, cf. Gr. ? (for ?) cable, and L. offendix.
[root]90.]
1. To tie, or confine with a cord, band, ligature, chain,
etc.; to fetter; to make fast; as, to bind grain in
bundles; to bind a prisoner.
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2. To confine, restrain, or hold by physical force or
influence of any kind; as, attraction binds the planets to
the sun; frost binds the earth, or the streams.
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He bindeth the floods from overflowing. --Job
xxviii. 11.
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Whom Satan hath bound, lo, these eighteen years.
--Luke xiii.
16.
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3. To cover, as with a bandage; to bandage or dress; --
sometimes with up; as, to bind up a wound.
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4. To make fast ( a thing) about or upon something, as by
tying; to encircle with something; as, to bind a belt
about one; to bind a compress upon a part.
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5. To prevent or restrain from customary or natural action;
as, certain drugs bind the bowels.
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6. To protect or strengthen by a band or binding, as the edge
of a carpet or garment.
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7. To sew or fasten together, and inclose in a cover; as, to
bind a book.
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8. Fig.: To oblige, restrain, or hold, by authority, law,
duty, promise, vow, affection, or other moral tie; as, to
bind the conscience; to bind by kindness; bound by
affection; commerce binds nations to each other.
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Who made our laws to bind us, not himself. --Milton.
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9. (Law)
(a) To bring (any one) under definite legal obligations;
esp. under the obligation of a bond or covenant.
--Abbott.
(b) To place under legal obligation to serve; to
indenture; as, to bind an apprentice; -- sometimes
with out; as, bound out to service.
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{To bind over}, to put under bonds to do something, as to
appear at court, to keep the peace, etc.

{To bind to}, to contract; as, to bind one's self to a wife.


{To bind up in}, to cause to be wholly engrossed with; to
absorb in.
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Syn: To fetter; tie; fasten; restrain; restrict; oblige.
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Bound \Bound\, a. [Past p. of OE. bounen to prepare, fr. boun
ready, prepared, fr. Icel. b[=u]inn, p. p. of b[=u]a to
dwell, prepare; akin to E. boor and bower. See {Bond}, a.,
and cf. {Busk}, v.]
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. "The mariner bound homeward."
--Cowper.
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Bound \Bound\,
imp. & p. p. of {Bind}.
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Bound \Bound\, p. p. & a.
1. Restrained by a hand, rope, chain, fetters, or the like.
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2. Inclosed in a binding or cover; as, a bound volume.
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3. Under legal or moral restraint or obligation.
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4. Constrained or compelled; destined; certain; -- followed
by the infinitive; as, he is bound to succeed; he is bound
to fail.
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5. Resolved; as, I am bound to do it. [Collog. U. S.]
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6. Constipated; costive.
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Note: Used also in composition; as, icebound, windbound,
hidebound, etc.
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{Bound bailiff} (Eng. Law), a sheriff's officer who serves
writs, makes arrests, etc. The sheriff being answerable
for the bailiff's misdemeanors, the bailiff is usually
under bond for the faithful discharge of his trust.

{Bound up in}, entirely devoted to; inseparable from.
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Bound \Bound\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bounded}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Bounding}.]
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1. 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.
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Where full measure only bounds excess. --Milton.
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Phlegethon . . .
Whose fiery flood the burning empire bounds.
--Dryden.
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2. To name the boundaries of; as, to bound France.
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Bound \Bound\ (bound), n. [OE. bounde, bunne, OF. bonne, bonde,
bodne, F. borne, fr. LL. bodina, bodena, bonna; prob. of
Celtic origin; cf. Arm. bonn boundary, limit, and boden, bod,
a tuft or cluster of trees, by which a boundary or limit
could be marked. Cf. {Bourne}.]
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.
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He hath compassed the waters with bounds. --Job xxvi.
10.
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On earth's remotest bounds. --Campbell.
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And mete the bounds of hate and love. --Tennyson.
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{To keep within bounds}, not to exceed or pass beyond
assigned limits; to act with propriety or discretion.
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Syn: See {Boundary}.
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Bound \Bound\, v. i. [F. bondir to leap, OF. bondir, bundir, to
leap, resound, fr. L. bombitare to buzz, hum, fr. bombus a
humming, buzzing. See {Bomb}.]
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1. 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.
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Before his lord the ready spaniel bounds. --Pope.
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And the waves bound beneath me as a steed
That knows his rider. --Byron.
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2. To rebound, as an elastic ball.
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Bound \Bound\, v. t.
1. To make to bound or leap; as, to bound a horse. [R.]
--Shak.
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2. To cause to rebound; to throw so that it will rebound; as,
to bound a ball on the floor. [Collog.]
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Bound \Bound\, n.
1. A leap; an elastic spring; a jump.
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A bound of graceful hardihood. --Wordsworth.
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2. Rebound; as, the bound of a ball. --Johnson.
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3. (Dancing) Spring from one foot to the other.
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bound
adj 1: confined by bonds; "bound and gagged hostages" [ant:
{unbound}]
2: held with another element, substance or material in chemical
or physical union [ant: {free}]
3: secured with a cover or binding; often used as a combining
form; "bound volumes"; "leather-bound volumes" [ant:
{unbound}]
4: (usually followed by `to') governed by fate; "bound to
happen"; "an old house destined to be demolished"; "he is
destined to be famous" [synonym: {bound(p)}, {destined}]
5: covered or wrapped with a bandage; "the bandaged wound on the
back of his head"; "an injury bound in fresh gauze" [synonym:
{bandaged}, {bound}]
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"
[synonym: {bound}, {destined}]
7: bound by an oath; "a bound official"
8: bound by contract [synonym: {apprenticed}, {articled}, {bound},
{indentured}]
9: confined in the bowels; "he is bound in the belly"
n 1: a line determining the limits of an area [synonym: {boundary},
{edge}, {bound}]
2: the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
[synonym: {boundary}, {bound}, {bounds}]
3: the greatest possible degree of something; "what he did was
beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior"; "to the limit of
his ability" [synonym: {limit}, {bound}, {boundary}]
4: a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards [synonym:
{leap}, {leaping}, {spring}, {saltation}, {bound}, {bounce}]
v 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?" [synonym: {jump}, {leap}, {bound},
{spring}]
2: form the boundary of; be contiguous to [synonym: {bound},
{border}]
3: place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this
parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your
friends" [synonym: {restrict}, {restrain}, {trammel}, {limit},
{bound}, {confine}, {throttle}]
4: spring back; spring away from an impact; "The rubber ball
bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after
they collide" [synonym: {bounce}, {resile}, {take a hop},
{spring}, {bound}, {rebound}, {recoil}, {reverberate},
{ricochet}]

483 Moby Thesaurus words for "bound":
Highland fling, absolute, adjoin, affianced, affiliate, affiliated,
allied, and jump, apodictic, apprenticed, articled, assembled,
associate, associated, assured, backfire, backlash, backlashing,
banded together, barred, befringe, beholden, beholden to,
beleaguer, beleaguered, beset, besiege, besieged, betrothed, bind,
blockade, blockaded, blocked, booked, boomerang, border,
border line, borders, bounce, bounce back, bound and determined,
bound back, boundary, boundary condition, boundary line, bounded,
bounden, bounden to, bounds, bourn, box in, bracketed,
break boundary, breakoff point, broad jump, buck, buckjump,
cabined, cage, caged, cannon, cannon off, canter, caper, capriole,
carom, ceiling, certain, chamber, choked, choked up, circle in,
circumscribe, circumscription, clear, clear and distinct,
clear as day, clogged, clogged up, cloistered, close in, closed-in,
collateral, collected, committed, compass, compelled, compromised,
conclusive, condition, conditioned, confine, confined, confines,
congested, conjoined, conjugate, connected, constipated,
constrained, contain, contracted, contrecoup, coop, coop in,
coop up, cooped, copulate, copyright, copyrighted, cordon,
cordon off, cordoned, cordoned off, corral, corralled, correlated,
costive, coupled, cramped, cribbed, curvet, cutoff, cutoff point,
deadline, decided, decisive, dedicated, define, definite, delimit,
delimitate, delimitation, demarcate, demivolt, destined,
determinant, determinate, determine, determined, devoted, directed,
discipline, disciplined, divide, division line, doomed,
draw the line, duty-bound, earnest, edge, encircle, enclose,
enclosed, encompass, end, enframe, engaged, enshrine, enslaved,
extent, extremity, fast, fastened, fated, fence in, fenced,
fettered, finish, finite, fix, fixed, floor, fly back, flying jump,
forced, foul, fouled, fox-trot, frame, fringe, frolic, frontier,
full, galliard, gallop, gambol, gathered, gelandesprung, get, git,
grand jete, guaranteed, hampered, hand-in-glove, hand-in-hand,
handcuffed, handspring, have repercussions, headed, hedge,
hedge about, hedge in, hedged, hem, hem in, hemmed, high jump,
high-water mark, hightail, hippety-hop, hop, hop along, hotfoot,
house in, hurdle, immured, implicated, impound, imprison,
imprisoned, in bonds, in chains, in duty bound, in irons,
incarcerate, incarcerated, include, incorporated, indebted to,
indentured, ineluctable, inevitable, infarcted, integrated,
intended, interface, interlinked, interlocked, interrelated,
intimate, involved, ironbound, jail, jailed, jammed, jete, jig,
joined, jump, jump over, jump shot, jump turn, jump-hop, jump-off,
kennel, kick, kick back, kickback, knotted, lap, lash back,
lavolta, lay off, leagued, leaguer, leaguered, leap, leap over,
leapfrog, likely, limen, limit, limitation, limited,
limiting factor, limits, line, line of demarcation, linked, list,
long jump, lop, lope, low-water mark, lower limit, make tracks,
manacled, march, marge, margin, marginate, mark, mark boundaries,
mark off, mark out, mark the periphery, matched, mated, measure,
merged, mete, mew, mew up, mewed, moderate, moderated, morris,
narrow, necessary, negotiate, obligate, obligated, obliged,
obliged to, obstinate, obstipated, obstructed, of that ilk,
of that kind, overjump, overleap, overskip, packed, paired, paled,
parallel, patent, patented, pen, pen in, penned, pent-up,
perfectly sure, persevering, persistent, pledged, plighted,
plugged, plugged up, pocket, pole vault, positive, pounce,
pounce on, pounce upon, precincts, predestined, predetermined,
prescribed, promised, proscribed, purfle, purl, purlieus,
purposeful, qualified, qualify, quarantine, quarantined, rail in,
railed, rebound, rebuff, recalcitrate, recalcitration, recoil,
register, related, relentless, repercuss, repercussion, repulse,
required, resile, resilience, resolute, resolved, restrain,
restrained, restrict, restricted, ricochet, rim, romp, rope off,
run, running broad jump, running high jump, saddled,
saut de basque, scant, scheduled, secured, separate, serious,
set off, set the limit, shackled, shrine, shut in, shut up,
shut-in, side, sincere, single-minded, ski jump, skip, skirt,
snap back, specialize, specify, spliced, spring, spring back,
sprint, stable, stake out, start, start aside, start up,
starting line, starting point, steeplechase, step, step along,
step lively, stint, stopped, stopped up, strait, straiten,
straitened, strapped, stuffed, stuffed up, sure, sure-enough,
surround, sworn, target date, tenacious, term, terminal date,
terminus, tethered, threshold, tied, tied down, tied up,
time allotment, tour jete, trammeled, trim, trip, trot, true,
twinned, unambiguous, under obligation, underwritten, undivided,
unequivocal, united, univocal, unmistakable, updive, upleap,
upper limit, upspring, vault, verge, wall in, walled, walled-in,
warranted, wed, wedded, wholehearted, wrap, yard, yard up, yoked




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