The definition of bound is destined to happen or tied or secured physically or emotionally.(adjective)
See bound in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: MFr bondir < OFr, to leap, make a noise, orig., to echo back < LL bombitare, to buzz, hum < L bombus, a humming: see bomb
transitive verb, intransitive verb
Origin: ME boun, ready (+ -d, prob. by assoc. with bound) < ON buinn, pp. of bua, to prepare: see bondage
Origin: ME bounde < OFr bunne, bodne < ML bodina, butina, boundary, boundary marker
See bound in American Heritage Dictionary 4
intransitive verb bound·ed, bound·ing, bounds
Origin: French bondir, to bounce
Origin: , from Old French, to resound
Origin: , perhaps from Vulgar Latin *bombitīre
Origin: , from Latin bombitāre, to hum
Origin: , from bombus, a humming sound
Origin: , from Greek bombos.
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French bodne, bonde
Origin: and Anglo-Norman bunde
Origin: , both from Medieval Latin bodina
Origin: , of Celtic origin.
Origin: Alteration of Middle English boun, ready
Origin: , from Old Norse būinn
Origin: , past participle of būa, to get ready; see bheuə- in Indo-European roots.
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