Adjective Definition


1.Definition: (usually followed by `to') governed by fate

"Bound to happen"

Related Adjective(s):destined

2.Definition: bound by an oath

"A bound official"

3.Definition: bound by contract

Related Adjective(s):apprenticed, articled, indentured

4.Definition: confined by bonds

"Bound and gagged hostages"

5.Definition: confined in the bowels

"He is bound in the belly"

6.Definition: covered or wrapped with a bandage

"An injury bound in fresh gauze"

Related Adjective(s):bandaged

7.Definition: headed or intending to head in a certain direction; often used as a combining form as in `college-bound students'

"Children bound for school"

Related Adjective(s):destined

8.Definition: held with another element, substance or material in chemical or physical union

9.Definition: secured with a cover or binding; often used as a combining form

"Bound volumes", "Leather-bound volumes"

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