as in: out of bounds; bounded on the east
a boundary or limit
Lit by three overhead chandeliers, the
boundless tile floor was dotted with clustered islands of worktables buried beneath books, artwork, artifacts, and a surprising amount of electronic gear—computers, projectors, microscopes, copy machines, and flatbed scanners.
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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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Now, sitting aboard a commercial airliner
bound for Rome, Aringarosa gazed out the window at the dark Atlantic. "Hey, Mr. Langford," a muscle-
bound man said.
There atop the main altar, propped open on a gilded book stand, sat an enormous leather-
bound Bible. The leather-
bound edition was poster-sized, like a huge atlas. The massive body of an albino monk lay
bound and gagged with duct tape. Beside her, Teabing glanced over his shoulder at the
bound and gagged monk lying in the cramped luggage area behind the back seat. She was leaving the country, without documentation, accompanying a wanted man, and transporting a
bound hostage. He looked down at the
bound monk at his feet. Leigh, you transported a
bound hostage across international borders. He and Sophie were still crouched on the floor beside the
bound and gagged albino.
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Three minutes later, with the help of his sidearm, he had a full confession, including a description of the
bound albino monk. His legs still ached from being
bound all that time, but Silas had endured far greater pain. Now, as the limousine raced toward Kent, Langdon and Sophie clambered toward the rear of the limo’s long interior, leaving the monk
bound on the floor. Even the physical pain of being
bound Silas had turned into a spiritual exercise, asking the throb of his blood-starved muscles to remind him of the pain Christ endured. He wondered, though, about Teabing, whom Rémy had left
bound in the back of the limousine.
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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
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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