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.
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.
Restrained by a hand, rope, chain, fetters, or the like.
Under legal or moral restraint or obligation.
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.
To make to bound or leap; as, to bound a horse.
A leap; an elastic spring; a jump.
Spring from one foot to the other.
imp. & p. p. of Bind.
Inclosed in a binding or cover; as, a bound volume.
secured with a cover or binding; often used as a combining form; "bound volumes"; "leather-bound volumes"
(~ name) Having a binding that associates the name with a value.
A book with any type of cover. Compare disbound and misbound.
A book is bound by sewing the pages to the boards prior to the gluing of the covering material.
A book with a cover of any type, or a periodical that has a cover other than its published wraps.
covered or wrapped with a bandage; "the bandaged wound on the back of his head"; "an injury bound in fresh gauze"
To rebound, as an elastic ball.
To cause to rebound; to throw so that it will rebound; as, to bound a ball on the floor.
Rebound; as, the bound of a ball.
Constrained or compelled; destined; certain; -- followed by the infinitive; as, he is bound to succeed; he is bound to fail.
(usually followed by `to') governed by fate; "bound to happen"; "an old house destined to be demolished"; "he is destined to be famous"
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"