On the way to, heading for. For example, This bus is bound for Broadway. It is also found in a well-known gospel hymn in which the singer is “bound for the land of Canaan.” This phrase stems from the 12th-century meaning of bound as “ready” or “prepared.”
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Sands was involved in a scandalous-for-the-time romance with the carpenter and there were rumors she was pregnant with his child.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
That act forever sealed his feeling for the Chief, bound it up with the war, with violence, with the gun.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
There was no mistaking this for the gaudiness and gilt of made-for-TV awards shows.
They were born in 51 countries and speak 59 foreign languages, but they seemed bound by a single purpose and resolve.Cop Families Boo De Blasio at NYPD Graduation|Michael Daly|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bound together by mutual distrust, both sides end up lashing themselves to the mast of rigid law.Red Tape Is Strangling Good Samaritans|Philip K. Howard|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On the thirteenth of the same month they bound to the stake, in order to burn alive, a man who had two religious in his house.
A small book, bound in full purple calf, lay half hidden in a nest of fine tissue paper on the dressing-table.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
A good many children seem to be like savages in distinguishing those to whom one is bound to speak the truth.Children's Ways|James Sully
These officers are bound to maintayne themselves and families with food and rayment by their owne and their servant's industrie.
A flock of weary sheep pattered along the road, barnward bound, heavy eyed and bleating softly.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd