Adjective "Bound" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Bound


    Definition:

    1. simple past tense and past participle of bind. adjective

    2. tied; in bonds: a bound prisoner.

    3. made fast as if by a band or bond: She is bound to her family.

    4. secured within a cover, as a book.

    5. under a legal or moral obligation: He is bound by the terms of the contract.

    6. destined; sure; certain: It is bound to happen.

    7. determined or resolved: He is bound to go.

    8. Pathology. constipated. 9. Mathematics. (of a vector) having a specified initial poi

    Origin:
    bound

    Examples:

    "people can be bound by pacts."

    "banks can be bound by policies."

    "places can be bound by pacts."

    "wrists can be bound with ties."

    "vessels can be bound for quarters."

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