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Definition of Bound

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Bound Bound, n. 1. A leap; an elastic spring; a jump. A bound of graceful hardihood. --Wordsworth. 2. Rebound; as, the bound of a ball. --Johnson. 3. (Dancing) Spring from one foot to the other.
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Bound Bound, imp. & p. p. of Bind.
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Bound Bound, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bounded; p. pr. & vb. n. Bounding.] 1. 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. Where full measure only bounds excess. --Milton. Phlegethon . . . Whose fiery flood the burning empire bounds. --Dryden. 2. To name the boundaries of; as, to bound France.
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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.] 1. 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. Before his lord the ready spaniel bounds. --Pope. And the waves bound beneath me as a steed That knows his rider. --Byron. 2. To rebound, as an elastic ball.
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Bound Bound, v. t. 1. To make to bound or leap; as, to bound a horse. [R.] --Shak. 2. To cause to rebound; to throw so that it will rebound; as, to bound a ball on the floor. [Collog.]
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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 to or for, or with an adverb of motion; as, a ship is bound to Cadiz, or for Cadiz. ``The mariner bound homeward.' --Cowper.

Meaning of Bound from wikipedia

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- Homeward Bound may refer to: Homeward Bound (1923 film), an American silent film directed by Ralph Ince Homeward Bound (1980 film), a TV film starring...
- made for these feet were known as lotus shoes. In late imperial China, bound feet were considered a status symbol and a mark of beauty. However, foot...
- Branch and bound (BB, B&B, or BnB) is an algorithm design paradigm for discrete and combinatorial optimization problems, as well as mathematical optimization...