bound

Part of speech: verb

To leap lightly; spring; rebound.

Part of speech: noun

A light elastic spring; a rebound.

Part of speech: verb

To set bounds to; form the boundary of; adjoin; name the boundaries of.

Part of speech: noun

That which circumscribes; a boundary.

Part of speech: noun

The district included within a boundary or limits.

Part of speech:

Imp. & pp. of BIND, v.

Part of speech: adjective

Made fast; tied; confined; compelled.

Part of speech: adjective

Having a cover or binding.

Part of speech: adjective

Having one's course directed; destined; with for or to.

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Usage examples "bound":

  1. See that you keep him bound: and do you hear? - "The Comedies of Terence", Publius Terentius Afer.
  2. " I don't think, sir, I am bound to tell you. - "The Autobiography of Mark Rutherford", Mark Rutherford.
  3. And, he being a man of his word, it was bound to come- bound to come.... - "Anthony Lyveden", Dornford Yates.