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bound
used in Unbroken - adapted for young adults

3 meanings, 12 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
south-bound lanes
Definition
traveling in a particular direction or to a specific location
  • Most captives were forced onto ships, bound for Japan and occupied China as prisoners of war (POWs).
    p. 50.4
bound = headed for
  • In March, Phil was taken away, bound for what officials called a "plush" POW camp.
    p. 158.8

There are no more uses of "bound" flagged with this meaning in Unbroken - adapted for young adults.

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2  —3 uses as in:
bound together
Definition
held together (connected or united) or wrapped
The exact meaning of this sense of bound is subject to its context. For example:
  • "The pages of the book are bound with glue." — held together physically
  • "The book is bound in leather." — wrapped or covered
  • "The United States and England are bound together by a common language." — connected or united (tied together metaphorically)
  • "She cleaned the wound and bound it with fresh bandages." — wrapped
  • "She is wheelchair-bound." — connected (moves with a wheelchair because she is unable to walk)
  • "The jacket has bound buttonholes." — edges wrapped by fabric or trim rather than stitches
  • "She's the one in the bound-edge hat." — where the edge of the hat is wrapped in a decorative material.
  • The sailors lashed them to it and bound their hands behind them.
    p. 132.9
bound = tied
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • Hunger, thirst, and exposure depleted raft-bound men with frightening rapidity.
    p. 76.5
  • Countless wires were coiled around his body, binding him to the gun mount.
    p. 99.6

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3  —7 uses as in:
The deer bound across the trail.
Definition
to leap or jump
  • When her plane landed, Louie bounded up the steps to embrace her, then squired her home to meet his family.
    p. 249.2
bounded = leaped
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • Lash bounded to the lead with Bright in pursuit.
    p. 26.4
  • Imported animals bounded over wooded trails.
    p. 32.8
  • The Finns bounded away.
    p. 36.1
  • In bounded the Bird.
    p. 185.2
  • A minute later, Louie bounded into the lobby.
    p. 238.5
  • Before he realized what he was doing, he was bounding down the aisle.
    p. 273.8

There are no more uses of "bound" flagged with this meaning in Unbroken - adapted for young adults.

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