Some articles on bound:
... The Attraction by Douglas Clegg (March 2004) Published as a 26-copy leather-bound hardcover and a 500-copy limited hardcover ... Fear of Gravity by Brian Keene (March 2004) Published as a 26-copy leather-bound hardcover and a 400-copy limited hardcover ... Published as a 26-copy leather-bound hardcover ...
More definitions of "bound":
- (adj): Headed or intending to head in a certain direction; often used as a combining form as in 'college-bound students'.
Example: "Children bound for school"
- (adj): Bound by an oath.
Example: "A bound official"
- (verb): Form the boundary of; be contiguous to.
- (adj): Confined by bonds.
Example: "Bound and gagged hostages"
- (adj): Held with another element, substance or material in chemical or physical union.
- (adj): Covered or wrapped with a bandage.
Example: "An injury bound in fresh gauze"
- (adj): (usually followed by 'to') governed by fate.
Example: "Bound to happen"
- (verb): Place limits on (extent or access).
Synonyms: restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, confine, throttle
- (verb): Spring back; spring away from an impact.
Synonyms: bounce, resile, take a hop, spring, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet
- (noun): A light springing movement upwards or forwards.
Synonyms: leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bounce
- (adj): Secured with a cover or binding; often used as a combining form.
Example: "Bound volumes"; "leather-bound volumes"
Famous quotes containing the word bound:
“Poetry is a very complex art.... It is an art of pure sound bound in through an art of arbitrary and conventional symbols.”
—Ezra Pound (18851972)
“The only way to spend New Years Eve is either quietly with friends or in a brothel. Otherwise when the evening ends and people pair off, someone is bound to be left in tears.”
—W.H. (Wystan Hugh)
“When I received this [coronation] ring I solemnly bound myself in marriage to the realm; and it will be quite sufficient for the memorial of my name and for my glory, if, when I die, an inscription be engraved on a marble tomb, saying, Here lieth Elizabeth, which reigned a virgin, and died a virgin.”
—Elizabeth I (15331603)