Bound is a 1996 American neo-noir crime thriller film written and directed by The Wachowskis in their feature film directorial debut. Violet, who longs to escape her relationship with her mafioso boyfriend Caesar, enters into a clandestine affair with alluring ex-con Corky, and the two women hatch a scheme to steal $2 million of mafia money.

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  1. A boundary, the border which one must cross in order to enter or leave a territory.
    I reached the northern bound of my property, took a deep breath and walked on.
    Somewhere within these bounds you may find a buried treasure.
  2. a value which is known to be greater or smaller than a given set of values

Noun (etymology 2)

  1. A sizeable jump, great leap.
    ''The deer crossed the stream in a single bound.
  2. A spring from one foot to the other in dancing.
  3. A bounce; a rebound.
    the bound of a ball


''I bound the splint to my leg.
''I had bound the splint with duct tape.

Verb (etymology 2)

  1. To surround a territory or other geographical entity.
    ''France, Portugal, Gibraltar and Andorra bound Spain.
    ''Kansas is bounded by Nebraska on the north, Missouri on the east, Oklahoma on the south and Colorado on the west.
  2. To be the boundary of.

Verb (etymology 3)

  1. To leap, move by jumping.
    ''The rabbit bounded down the lane.
  2. To cause to leap.
    to bound a horse
  3. To rebound; to bounce.
    a rubber ball bounds on the floor
  4. To cause to rebound; to throw so that it will rebound; to bounce.
    to bound a ball on the floor


  1. Obliged (to).
  2. Very likely (to).
  3. That cannot stand alone as a free word.
  4. Constrained by a quantifier.
  5. constipated; costive

Adjective (etymology 2)

  1. ready, prepared.
  2. ready, able to start or go (to); moving in the direction (of).
    ''Which way are you bound?
    ''Is that message bound for me?

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