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KK Pronunciation

〔 baJnd 〕


〔 baund 〕

Overview of noun bound

The noun bound has 4 senses

  • boundary, edge, bound -- (a line determining the limits of an area)

  • boundary, bound, bounds -- (the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something)

  • limit, bound, boundary -- (the greatest possible degree of something; "what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior"; "to the limit of his ability")

  • leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bound, bounce -- (a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards)

Overview of verb bound

The verb bound has 4 senses

  • jump, leap, bound, spring -- (move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?")

  • bound, border -- (form the boundary of; be contiguous to)

  • restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle -- (place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends")

  • bounce, resile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet -- (spring back; spring away from an impact; "The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide")

Overview of verb bind

The verb bind has 10 senses

  • adhere, hold fast, bond, bind, stick, stick to -- (stick to firmly; "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?")

  • bind, tie, attach, bond -- (create social or emotional ties; "The grandparents want to bond with the child")

  • bind -- (make fast; tie or secure, with or as if with a rope; "The Chinese would bind the feet of their women")

  • bind, bandage -- (wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose)

  • tie down, tie up, bind, truss -- (secure with or as if with ropes; "tie down the prisoners"; "tie up the old newspapers and bring them to the recycling shed")

  • oblige, bind, hold, obligate -- (bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted; "He's held by a contract"; "I'll hold you by your promise")

  • bind -- (provide with a binding; "bind the books in leather")

  • tie, bind -- (fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord; "They tied their victim to the chair")

  • bind -- (form a chemical bond with; "The hydrogen binds the oxygen")

  • constipate, bind -- (cause to be constipated; "These foods tend to constipate you")

Overview of adj bound

The adj bound has 9 senses

  • bound -- (confined by bonds; "bound and gagged hostages")

  • bound -- (held with another element, substance or material in chemical or physical union)

  • bound -- (secured with a cover or binding; often used as a combining form; "bound volumes"; "leather-bound volumes")

  • bound, destined -- ((usually followed by `to') governed by fate; "bound to happen"; "an old house destined to be demolished"; "he is destined to be famous")

  • bandaged, bound -- (covered or wrapped with a bandage; "the bandaged wound on the back of his head"; "an injury bound in fresh gauze")

  • bound, destined -- (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")

  • bound -- (bound by an oath; "a bound official")

  • apprenticed, articled, bound, indentured -- (bound by contract)

  • bound -- (confined in the bowels; "he is bound in the belly")