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Multiple Meanings
bound — as in:  south-bound lanes

There was an accident in the south-bound lanes.
travelling in a particular direction or to a specific location
bound — as in:  She’s bound to succeed.

She’s bound to get into a good college.
almost certain to; or determined to
bound — as in:  bound together

The pieces of bread are moistened and bound together with eggs and a small amount of flour.
held together (connected or united) or wrapped

(see word notes for a more detailed definition based upon context)
bound — as in:  I can’t/must. I’m bound by...

The suspect sat in the cell with her wrists bound by rope.
tied up, prevented, or required
binding — as in:  the binding is loose

The library buys books with a durable binding or rebinds them to make them stronger.
something that holds things together, or wraps or covers or ties something
bind — as in:  It put me in a bind.

When she started to gossip, it put her friend in a bind.
a difficult situation
bound — as in:  out of bounds; bounded on the east

The ball went out of bounds.
a boundary or limit
bound — as in:  The deer bound across the trail.

She’s the sort of person who bounds out of bed in the morning and runs five miles before starting her day.
to leap or jump

For more specialized senses of bound and bind, see a comprehensive dictionary. For example, the word can refer to constipation and has specialized meanings in law, chemistry, logic, and linguistics.
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