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Adjective
Obliged by law, circumstances, or duty to do something
“I am bound by law to advise you of all your options.”
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Certain to be or to do or have something
“He is bound to change his mind once we present the facts to him.”
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Tied as if with a rope
“Her arms were bound behind her back, and she was forced to watch reruns of The Big Bang Theory for hours on end as punishment for her misdeeds.”
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(bound up with) Connected or linked with
“Harper understood herself to be bound up with the fate of the many women who were deprived of meaningful property rights.”
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Obligated to provide, display, or do something for another
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United by a common aim or common characteristics
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Firmly determined to do something
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Firm
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Having formally agreed to marry
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Equipped with wires
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Given or declared under oath
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Restricted in area or volume
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En route, on the road to
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Legally obliged or responsible
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Fixed or tied firmly in position
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Having distinct limits or boundaries
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Unnatural, artificial or fake in nature
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Decided in advance
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To walk or run with leaping strides
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“She would bound down the stairs happily to greet him as he entered.”
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To enclose or form the boundary of
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“A stone wall and gate would bound the grounds of the old house.”
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To adjoin or be adjacent to
“The Tennessee and Big Sandy Rivers would bound the district on the east.”
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To mark out the boundary or limits of
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“Areas of interest will be bound clearly on the map.”
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To restrict or place within certain limits
“What are the views which bound his imagination and actuate his impotent powers?”
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Run or travel somewhere in a great hurry
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To defy or put up an opposition to
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Completely determined
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To determine the future or the fate of something in advance
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To have headed straight towards a specified direction or object, usually at an accelerated speed
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To have fixed the scope or boundaries of
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Past tense for to restrain with chains or manacles
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“Pack them in your travel cover, binding them with packing tape so they won't rattle around.”
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Past tense for stick together or cause to stick together in a single mass
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“The roots of the cover crop bind the soil and resist the flowing water.”
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Past tense for be hampered or constrained by
“The treaty binds them to respect their neighbour's independence.”
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Past tense for to bandage (a wound)
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“Gail seems to have tried to bind up the wound with strip of material or something but was too much in agony to take off her t-shirt first.”
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Past tense for to unite with emotional ties or commitment
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“We empathise and share in your pain, but we know the mettle you are made of, and we are sure you will bind together and be a force to be reckoned with in Panorama 2006 and beyond.”
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Past tense for make a contractual or enforceable undertaking
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Past tense for to trim (the edge of a piece of material) with a decorative strip
“Fancier edge stitches could include binding with lycra, blanket stitch, pinking, overcast with the serger, or turning under and stitching.”
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Past tense for to give an official acceptance to something as being satisfactory
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Past tense for to adhere or stick firmly or closely to
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Past tense for to strip one of freedom
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Past tense for to compel someone by legal, moral, or physical means to do something
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Past tense for to promise to give in marriage
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Past tense for to cause to be liked
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Past tense for to tie or roll up (a number of things) together as though into a parcel
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Past tense for to imprison, confine or incarcerate someone
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Past tense for to set apart for a special use
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Past tense for give as security on a loan
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Past tense for to bind with a band or girdle
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Past tense for trap
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Past tense for to fasten (pieces of cloth) together temporarily with long stitches
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Past tense for to squeeze together
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Past tense for to draw or make tight or taut
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Past tense for to be involved in
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Past tense for to apply like plaster
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(be fated) Past tense for to determine, or doom to, the fate of in advance
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Past tense for to provide with a sound or secure foundation or basis
Noun
A leaping movement towards or over something
“His supernormal powers allowed him to leap tall buildings in a single bound.”
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The outside limit of an object, area, or surface
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“After a few minutes, we would reach the northern bound of the property.”
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A sudden movement, especially in order to leave or escape
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The latest time or date by which something should be completed
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Exuberant self-confidence
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Adverb
Along the way
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