n. That which limits or circumscribes; an external or limiting line; hence, that which keeps in or restrains; limit; confine: as, the love of money knows no bounds.n. plural The territory included within boundarylines; domain.n. A limited portion or piece of land, enjoyed by the owner of it in respect of tin only, and by virtue of an ancient prescription or liberty for encouragement to the tinners.To confine within fixed limits; restrain by limitation.To serve as a limit to; constitute the extent of; restrain in amount, degree, etc.: as, to bound our wishes by our means.To form or constitute the boundary of; serve as a bound or limit to: as, the Pacific ocean bounds the United States on the west.To name the boundaries of: as, to bound the State of New York.To leap; jump; spring; move by leaps.To rebound, as an elastic ball.To cause to leap.To cause to rebound: as, to bound a ball.n. A leap onward or upward; a jump; a rebound.n. In ordnance, the path of a shot between two grazes: generally applied to the horizontal distance passed over by the shot between the points of impact.Made fast by a band, tie, or bond; specifically, in fetters or chains; in the condition of a prisoner.Hence Made fast by other than physical bonds.Confined; restrained; restricted; held firmly.Hence Obliged by moral, legal, or compellable ties; under obligation or compulsion.Certain; sure.Determined; resolved: as, he is bound to do it.In entomology, attached by the posterior extremity to a perpendicular object, and supported in an upright position against it, by a silken thread passing across the thorax, as the chrysalides of certain Lepidoptera.Constipated in the bowels; costive.Pregnant: said of a woman.Provided with binding or a cover: said of books, etc.: as, bound volumes can be obtained in exchange for separate parts; bound in leather.Having all the affections centered in; entirely devoted to.Prepared; ready; hence, going or intending to go; destined: with to or for: as, I am bound for London; the ship is bound for the Mediterranean.To lead; go.