Bound in a sentence as a noun

At least it sets an outer bound on what people can do to abuse one another in the courts.

These guys are bound to have huge quantities of bitcoin they are eager to unload when the price is right.

But that number really should have a lower bound of 1, enforced by MongoDB itself.

Also, remember that the United States is bound by treaty to defend more than two dozen nations.

After all, those who have known Kim Jong Il since youth are bound to see him as human -- not the center of a god-like cult of personality.

Bound in a sentence as a verb

No, it seems to think that particular law is unjust, and as responsible citizens, they are duty-bound to fight it.

It does this for a very simple reason which should be high-school physics: your brakes are energy dissipaters and are bound by the Second Law of Thermodynamics.

Moreover, a slip opinion is replaced within a few months by a paginated version of the case in the preliminary print, and--one year after the issuance of that print--by the final version of the case in a U. S. Reports bound volume.

That may be a fair tradeoff in the end, but I would be nervous about building a large-scale app that relied on diffing performance for every data-bound element fitting in rAF's 16ms window.

If CL had exclusive rights to enforce claims relating to the CL postings, then it could try to shut down 3Tap whether or not 3Tap was technically bound by the CL terms of use because it could do so from the copyright angle.

Bound in a sentence as an adjective

But in languages without bounds checks, that logic can fall away as the computer starts reading or executing raw memory, which is no longer connected to specific variables or lines of code in your program.

I'm going to go out on a limb and register a slight discomfort with the increasing use of HN as a "court of public opinion" in very fact-bound disputes like this one. I can sort of see resorting to it out of desperation, but I'm afraid the Internet Lynch Mob has a very high ratio of outrage to effort spent actually investigating.

PG laid out an upper bound, which he later clarifies:"If $3 million a year seems high, remember that we're talking about the limit case: the case where you not only have zero leisure time but indeed work so hard that you endanger your health.

That sort of license represents a bonehead decision from almost any angle one looks at it except one, and that is the legal angle of giving CL a strong position to claim that 3Tap can no longer use any of the data taken from the Google cache, whether or not 3Tap was deemed to have been bound by the CL terms of use.

Bound definitions


a line determining the limits of an area

See also: boundary edge


the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something

See also: boundary bounds


the greatest possible degree of something; "what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior"; "to the limit of his ability"

See also: limit boundary


a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards

See also: leap leaping spring saltation bounce


move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?"

See also: jump leap spring


form the boundary of; be contiguous to

See also: border


place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends"

See also: restrict restrain trammel limit confine throttle


spring back; spring away from an impact; "The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide"

See also: bounce resile spring rebound recoil reverberate ricochet


confined by bonds; "bound and gagged hostages"


held with another element, substance or material in chemical or physical union


secured with a cover or binding; often used as a combining form; "bound volumes"; "leather-bound volumes"


(usually followed by `to') governed by fate; "bound to happen"; "an old house destined to be demolished"; "he is destined to be famous"

See also: destined


covered or wrapped with a bandage; "the bandaged wound on the back of his head"; "an injury bound in fresh gauze"

See also: bandaged


headed or intending to head in a certain direction; often used as a combining form as in `college-bound students'; "children bound for school"; "a flight destined for New York"

See also: destined


bound by an oath; "a bound official"


bound by contract

See also: apprenticed articled indentured


confined in the bowels; "he is bound in the belly"