To better see all uses of the word
bound
in
Harry Potter (#2) and the Chamber of Secrets
please enable javascript.

bound
Used In
Harry Potter (#2) and the Chamber of Secrets
Show Multiple Meanings
Go to Book Vocabulary

as in: She's bound to succeed. Define
almost certain to; or determined to
  • Snape said it was in a book called Moste Potente Potions and it’s bound to be in the Restricted Section of the library.
  • Natural to want a bit more once you’ve had that first taste — and I blame myself for giving you that, be cause it was bound to go to your head — but see here, young man, you can’t start flying cars to try and get yourself noticed.

  • Show more
  • You know how greedy they are, they’re bound to eat them.

  • There are no more uses of "bound" identified with this meaning in the book.

    Show samples from other sources
  • She’s bound to get into a good college.
  • This joke is bound to make them laugh.

  • Go to more samples

as in: bound together Define
held together (connected or united) or wrapped (see word notes for a more detailed definition based upon context)
  • There was a thick tartan scarf bound around his head, and his nose was unusually purple.

  • There are no more uses of "bound" identified with this meaning in the book.

    Show samples from other sources
  • The pieces of bread are moistened and bound together with eggs and a small amount of flour.
  • The glue binds the two layers together.

  • Go to more samples

as in: I can't/must. I'm bound by... Define
tied up, prevented, or required
  • DOBBY’S is a houseelf bound to serve one house and one family forever .

  • There are no more uses of "bound" identified with this meaning in the book.

    Show samples from other sources
  • The suspect sat in the cell with her wrists bound by rope.
  • The prisoner was gagged and bound.

  • Go to more samples

as in: The deer bound across the trail. Define
to leap or jump
  • "C’mon, Fang, we’re going for a walk," said Harry, patting his leg, and Fang bounded happily out of the house behind them, dashed to the edge of the forest, and lifted his leg against a large sycamore tree.
  • And before Harry could stop him, Dobby bounded off the bed, seized Harry’s desk lamp, and started beating himself around the head with earsplitting yelps.

  • Show more
  • "Now, we’ll go upstairs really quietly," said Fred, "and wait for Mum to call us for breakfast. Then, Ron, you come bounding downstairs going, ’Mum, look who turned up in the night!’ and she’ll be all pleased to see Harry and no one need ever know we flew the car."
  • Lockhart bounded into the room and the class stared at him.

  • There are no more uses of "bound" identified with this meaning in the book.

    Show samples from other sources
  • She’s the sort of person who bounds out of bed in the morning and runs five miles before starting her day.
  • The deer bounded across the trail and into the woods.

  • Go to more samples

To see samples from other sources, click a word sense below:
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
Show Multiple Meanings
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading