bound collocations and examples

 UK /baʊnd/

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having an obligation to do something

Adverbs frequently used with bound
by law, contractually, legally, morallyBy using this website you agree to be legally bound by our terms and conditions.
Nouns frequently used after bound by
agreement, code, conditions, contract, decision, law, rule, termsSolicitors are bound by strict professional rules.
Verbs in the infinitive frequently used after bound
accept, adhere to, comply with, follow, obey, pay, respectThe Council is not bound to accept the lowest of the bids submitted.

closely connected

Adverbs frequently used with bound
indissolubly, inextricably, inseparablyThese two aspects of the problem are inextricably bound up with one another.

Usage note

Bound is also used in the expressions bound up with or bound together.

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