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bound
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 19
1. of Bind
2. 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.
Part of Speech: noun
2. A leap; an elastic spring; a jump.
3. Rebound; as, the bound of a ball.
4. Spring from one foot to the other.
5. imp. & p. p. of Bind.
Part of Speech: past participle, adjective
2. Inclosed in a binding or cover; as, a bound volume.
4. Resolved; as, I am bound to do it.
5. Constipated; costive.
6. Constrained or compelled; destined; certain; - followed by the infinitive; as, he is bound to succeed; he is bound to fail.
Part of Speech: verb
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.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To name the boundaries of; as, to bound France.
2. To make to bound or leap; as, to bound a horse.
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