Quotes containing word "bound"

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Sell also: bandaged, bind, border, bounce, boundary, bounds, confine, destined, edge, indentured, jump, leap, leaping, limit, rebound, recoil, restrain, restrict, reverberate, ricochet, spring, throttle

Definitions and meanings of word "bound"

• Noun: a line determining the limits of an area

• Noun: the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something

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

• Noun: a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards

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

• Verb: form the boundary of; be contiguous to

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

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

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

• Adj: confined by bonds; example: "bound and gagged hostages"

• Adj: secured with a cover or binding; often used as a combining form; examples: "bound volumes", "leather-bound volumes"

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

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

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

• Adj: bound by an oath; example: "a bound official"

• Adj: bound by contract

• Adj: confined in the bowels; example: "he is bound in the belly"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "bound"

Abraham Lincoln
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American President
Sunday 12 February 1809 - Saturday 15 April 1865
Lisa See
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Born Friday 18 February 1955
Larry Wachowski
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American Director
Born Monday 21 June 1965
Keren Ann
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Jewish Writer, Musician, Producer, Composer, Songwriter
Born Sunday 10 March 1974
Ellsworth Huntington
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American Educator, Scientist
Saturday 16 September 1876 - Friday 17 October 1947
Muhammad Iqbal
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Pakistani Philosopher, Poet, Politician
Friday 9 November 1877 - Thursday 21 April 1938
Caleb Cushing
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American Diplomat
Friday 17 January 1800 - Thursday 2 January 1879
Bob Woodward
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American Author, Journalist, Editor
Born Friday 26 March 1943
William Shakespeare
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English Writer, Poet, Dramatist, Playwright
Sunday 26 April 1564 - Saturday 23 April 1616
Vinoba Bhave
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Indian Educator
Wednesday 11 September 1895 - Monday 15 November 1982
Gina Gershon
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American Author, Actress
Born Sunday 10 June 1962
William Tyndale
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English Clergyman, Scholar
1484 - 1536

I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.

Abraham Lincoln

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There are many ways you can make money. Certain ways will make you happy, certain other ways will make other people happy. But if you go in because there's money in there, you're bound to fail, bound to fail!

Joan Chen

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Plants and minerals are bound to predestination. The faithful is only bound to the Divine orders.

Muhammad Iqbal

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The river flows at its own sweet will, but the flood is bound in the two banks. If it were not thus bound, its freedom would be wasted.

Vinoba Bhave

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The American Republic was bound - is still bound - to follow in the centuries to come the same course to destruction as did Rome.

Robert Welch

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A universe with a God would look quite different from a universe without one. A physics, a biology where there is a God is bound to look different. So the most basic claims of religion are scientific. Religion is a scientific theory.

Richard Dawkins

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Sex is full of lies. The body tries to tell the truth. But, it's usually too battered with rules to be heard, and bound with pretenses so it can hardly move. We cripple ourselves with lies.

Jim Morrison

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It vexes me when they would constrain science by the authority of the Scriptures, and yet do not consider themselves bound to answer reason and experiment.

Galileo Galilei

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If particular care and attention is not paid to the ladies, we are determined to foment a rebellion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any laws in which we have no voice, or representation.

Abigail Adams

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Child labor and poverty are inevitably bound together and if you continue to use the labor of children as the treatment for the social disease of poverty, you will have both poverty and child labor to the end of time.

Grace Abbott

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Anyone who acquires more than the usual amount of knowledge concerning a subject is bound to leave it as his contribution to the knowledge of the world.

Liberty Hyde Bailey

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Whenever a situation develops to its extreme, it is bound to turn around and become its opposite.

Frank Capra

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We must remember that North Carolina is more than a collection of regions and people. We are one state, one people, one family, bound by a common concern for each other.

Michael F. Easley

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I think today the players are too nice to one another, but that might change with the unbalanced schedule, with teams playing each other more and more. When you face each other that much, with that much at stake, something's bound to happen.

Dennis Eckersley

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If you stay with this game long enough, the worm is bound to turn.

Hayden Fry

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The troops are therefore empowered and are in duty bound in this war to use without mitigation even against women and children any means that will lead to success.

Wilhelm Keitel

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They came and bound me up and I had awful stretch marks. I hated my breasts after that.

Christine Keeler

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Because philosophy arises from awe, a philosopher is bound in his way to be a lover of myths and poetic fables. Poets and philosophers are alike in being big with wonder.

Thomas Aquinas

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They thought that athletes that worked out with my system wouldn't be able to throw a ball because they'd be too muscle bound. Those are the misconceptions I had to go through for about 40 years.

Jack LaLanne

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All June I bound the rose in sheaves, Now, rose by rose, I strip the leaves.

Robert Browning Hamilton

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