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bound
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Macbeth
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as in: out of bounds; bounded on the east Define
a boundary or limit
  • Boundless intemperance In nature is a tyranny; it hath been The untimely emptying of the happy throne, And fall of many kings.

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  • The ball went out of bounds.
  • She stepped out of bounds, so the other team got the ball.

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  • —From hence to Inverness, And bind us further to you.
  • That will never be: Who can impress the forest; bid the tree Unfix his earth-bound root?

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  • Thy crown does sear mine eyeballs:—and thy hair, Thou other gold-bound brow, is like the first;— A third is like the former.
  • Then comes my fit again: I had else been perfect; Whole as the marble, founded as the rock; As broad and general as the casing air: But now I am cabin’d, cribb’d, confin’d, bound in To saucy doubts and fears.

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as in: south-bound lanes Define
travelling in a particular direction or to a specific location
as in: She's bound to succeed. Define
almost certain to; or determined to
as in: bound together Define
held together (connected or united) or wrapped (see word notes for a more detailed definition based upon context)
as in: I can't/must. I'm bound by... Define
tied up, prevented, or required
as in: the binding is loose Define
something that holds things together, or wraps or covers or ties something
as in: It put me in a bind. Define
a difficult situation
as in: out of bounds; bounded on the east Define
a boundary or limit
as in: The deer bound across the trail. Define
to leap or jump
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