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  • 1 bound — bound·a·ry; bound; bound·ed·ness; bound·en; bound·er·ish; bound·ing·ly; bound·less; bound·ness; brass·bound·er; em·bound; dis·bound; bound·er; re·bound; un·bound; bound·less·ly; bound·less·ness; hide·bound·ness; pre·bound; un·bound·ed·ly;… …

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  • 2 bound — [baʊnd] adjective LAW be bound if someone is bound by a law, promise, or agreement, they have to do what it says: • He is still bound by his contract with the record label. • The developer is legally bound to abide by the conditions in the… …

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  • 3 bound — bound1 [bound] vi. [MFr bondir < OFr, to leap, make a noise, orig., to echo back < LL bombitare, to buzz, hum < L bombus, a humming: see BOMB] 1. to move with a leap or series of leaps 2. to spring back from a surface after striking it,… …

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  • 4 bound — 1 n 1: boundary usu. used in pl. metes and bound s 2: something that limits or restrains within the bound s of the law bound 2 …

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  • 5 Bound — may refer to: *Upper and lower bounds, observed limits of mathematical functions *Terms or bounds, segments of each astrological sign that are said to have different ruling planets *Bound state, in physics *Bounds checking, in computer… …

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  • 6 bound — Ⅰ. bound [1] ► VERB ▪ walk or run with leaping strides. ► NOUN ▪ a leaping movement towards or over something. ORIGIN French bondir resound , later rebound , from Latin bombus humming . Ⅱ. bound [2] …

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  • 7 Bound — Bound, p. p. & a. 1. Restrained by a hand, rope, chain, fetters, or the like. [1913 Webster] 2. Inclosed in a binding or cover; as, a bound volume. [1913 Webster] 3. Under legal or moral restraint or obligation. [1913 Webster] 4. Constrained or… …

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  • 8 Bound up in — Bound Bound, p. p. & a. 1. Restrained by a hand, rope, chain, fetters, or the like. [1913 Webster] 2. Inclosed in a binding or cover; as, a bound volume. [1913 Webster] 3. Under legal or moral restraint or obligation. [1913 Webster] 4.… …

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  • 9 Bound II — est un personnage de fiction crée par Rick Bota. Description Biographie Fictive Bound II était le mari de Bound. Il était un voleur, un violeur,un meurtrier. Il ouvrit la boîte des Lamentations et fut transformé en Bound II. Dans Hellraiser 7 il… …

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  • 10 -bound — [ baund ] suffix 1. ) used with some adjectives and nouns, for example place names, to make adjectives describing where someone or something is going: a Tokyo bound plane 2. ) used with some nouns to make adjectives meaning that someone is unable …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 11 bound — n *limit, confine, end, term Analogous words: *border, verge, edge bound adj Bound, bond, indentured, articled are comparable when they mean obliged to serve a master or in a clearly defined capacity for a certain number of years by the terms of… …

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  • 12 Bound — Données clés Réalisation Andy et Larry Wachowski Scénario Andy et Larry Wachowski Acteurs principaux Gina Gershon Jennifer Tilly Joe Pantoliano Sociétés de production Dino De Laurentiis Company …

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  • 13 Bound — Bound, v. t. 1. To make to bound or leap; as, to bound a horse. [R.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To cause to rebound; to throw so that it will rebound; as, to bound a ball on the floor. [Collog.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 14 bound — [adj] obligated; destined apprenticed, articled, bent, bounden, certain, coerced, compelled, constrained, contracted, doomed, driven, duty bound, enslaved, fated, firm, forced, having no alternative, impelled, indentured, intent, made,… …

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  • 15 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… …

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  • 16 Bound — Bound, n. 1. A leap; an elastic spring; a jump. [1913 Webster] A bound of graceful hardihood. Wordsworth. [1913 Webster] 2. Rebound; as, the bound of a ball. Johnson. [1913 Webster] 3. (Dancing) Spring from one foot to the other. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 17 -bound — (of a book) having a specified binding. → bound bound restricted or confined to or by a place or situation: → bound …

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  • 18 bound|ed — «BOWN dihd», adjective. Mathematics. 1. (of a function) having both an upper bound and a lower bound, always less than some fixed number and also greater than some fixed number. 2. contained within some fixed closed curve. –bound´ed|ness, noun …

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  • 19 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}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To move with a sudden spring or leap, or with a succession of springs or leaps; as …

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  • 20 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 …

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