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bound

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Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
bind

Third-person singular
binds

Past tense
bound

Past participle
bound

Present participle
binding

  1. The past tense and past participle of bind.

Adjective[change]

Positive
bound

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. If something is bound to happen to be true, it is very likely to.
    It's no fun to lose, but it was bound to happen sooner or later.
  2. If you are bound for a place, you are going there.
    The scientists studied college bound high school students.
    He bought a ticket and got on board a jet bound for Los Angeles.

Verb[change]

Plain form
bound

Third-person singular
bounds

Past tense
bounded

Past participle
bounded

Present participle
bounding

  1. (intransitive) If a person bounds, they move by jumping.