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bound
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Harry Potter (#3) and the Prisoner of Azkaban
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as in: out of bounds; bounded on the east Define
a boundary or limit
  • You, Potter, and Weasley are out-of-bounds, in the company of a convicted murderer and a werewolf.

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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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unspecified meaning
  • Ten minutes later, Errol and Hedwig (who had a note to Ron bound to her leg) soared out of the window and out of sight.
  • His heart gave a huge bound as he ripped back the paper and saw a sleek black leather case, with silver words stamped across it, reading Broomstick Servicing Kit.

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  • Here you are,,’ said the manager, who had climbed a set of steps to take down a thick, black— bound book.
  • He took out his copy of The Monster Book of Monsters, which he had bound shut with a length of rope.
  • They’re bound to catch Black soon.
  • He swaggered into the dungeon, his right arm covered in bandages and bound up in a sling, acting, in Harry’s opinion, as though he were the heroic survivor of some dreadful battle.
  • It was nearly midnight, and he was lying on his stomach in bed, the blankets drawn right over his head like a tent, a flashlight in one hand and a large leather-bound book (A History of Magic by Bathilda Bagshot) propped open against the pillow.
  • He pushed his books aside and quickly found what he was looking for — the leather-bound photo album Hagrid had given him two years ago, which was full of wizard pictures of his mother and father.
  • As the werewolf wrenched itself free of the manacle binding it, the dog seized it about the neck and pulled it backward, away from Ron and Pettigrew.
  • Something was bounding toward them, quiet as a shadow — an enormous, pale-eyed, jet-black dog.

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  • The enormous, bearlike dog bounded forward.
  • The great shape of the dog had bounded out from the roots of the Willow.
  • He clicked his fingers, and the ends of the cords that bound Lupin flew to his hands.
  • Thin cords shot from Lupin’s wand this time, and next moment, Pettigrew was wriggling on the floor, bound and gagged.
  • I bound and gagged Black, naturally, conjured stretchers, and brought them all straight back to the castle.
  • In one bound, Crookshanks sprang after him, and before Harry or Hermione could stop him, Ron had thrown the Invisibility Cloak off himself and pelted away into the darkness.
  • Consider, Minister — against all school rules — after all the precautions put in place for his protection —outof-bounds, at night, consorting with a werewolf and a murderer —and I have reason to believe he has been visiting Hogsmeade illegally too —
  • Look —" He took Hermione’s copy and ripped off the Spellotape that bound it.

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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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