Firmly resolved to, as in He was bound and determined to finish the assignment before taking on another . This phrase is a redundancy used for emphasis, as bound and determined here both mean “resolved to.” Also see bound to
something that indicates bounds or limits; a limiting or bounding line. Also called frontier. Mathematics. the collection of all points of a given set having the property that every neighborhood of each point contains points in the set and in the complement of the set. Cricket. a hit in which the ball reaches or crosses […]
polarization charge. any electric charge that is bound to an atom or molecule (opposed to free charge).
going or intending to go; on the way to; destined (usually followed by for): The train is bound for Denver. Archaic. prepared; ready. verb the past tense and past participle of bind adjective in bonds or chains; tied with or as if with a rope: a bound prisoner (in combination) restricted; confined: housebound, fogbound (postpositive, […]
a linguistic form that never occurs by itself but always as part of some larger construction, as -ed in seated. Compare free form (def 2).