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Definitions of bound

The word bound uses 5 letters:bdnou.

BOUND is playable in:

Words With Friends11
Scrabble US8
Scrabble UK8

imp. - of Bind 2

p. p. - of Bind 2

n. - 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. 2

v. t. - 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. 2

v. t. - To name the boundaries of; as, to bound France. 2

v. i. - 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. 2

v. i. - To rebound, as an elastic ball. 2

v. t. - To make to bound or leap; as, to bound a horse. 2

v. t. - To cause to rebound; to throw so that it will rebound; as, to bound a ball on the floor. 2

n. - A leap; an elastic spring; a jump. 2

n. - Rebound; as, the bound of a ball. 2

n. - Spring from one foot to the other. 2

- imp. & p. p. of Bind. 2

p. p. & a. - Restrained by a hand, rope, chain, fetters, or the like. 2

p. p. & a. - Inclosed in a binding or cover; as, a bound volume. 2

p. p. & a. - Under legal or moral restraint or obligation. 2

p. p. & a. - Constrained or compelled; destined; certain; -- followed by the infinitive; as, he is bound to succeed; he is bound to fail. 2

p. p. & a. - Resolved; as, I am bound to do it. 2

p. p. & a. - Constipated; costive. 2

v. - 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. 2