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.
Bound together by mutual distrust, both sides end up lashing themselves to the mast of rigid law.
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