bound · adjective /bɑʊnd/Full view
bound to do sth
B2 certain to do something, or certain to happen
Dictionary examples:

You're bound to feel nervous before your driving test.

If you're stressed for a long period, it's bound to affect your health.

Learner example:

I'm bound to feel nervous. (First Certificate in English; B2; French)

C1 never before noun traveling toward a particular place
Dictionary example:

He was on a train bound for Berlin.

Learner example:

The only risk you run is [gett]ing on a bus bound for Boras, so take care you avoid this one. (Certificate in Advanced English; C1; Swedish)

bound up with sth
C2 closely connected with something
Dictionary example:

A country's culture is bound up with its language and history.

Learner example:

It's just the way of the world, I will have to say, and convince myself that I am not as inextricably bound up with that particular diary. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; Danish)

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