English Vietnamese dictionary
- danh từ
- biên giới
- (số nhiều) giới hạn; phạm vi; hạn độ
- out of bounds: ngoài phạm vi, ngoài giới hạn (đã được quy định)
- (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) cấm vào (khu vực)
- to put bounds to: quy định giới hạn cho, quy định phạm vi cho
- ngoại động từ
- giáp giới với; là biên giới của
- vạch biên giới
- quy định giới hạn cho
- (nghĩa bóng) hạn chế, tiết chế
- danh từ
- sự nảy lên; sự nhảy lên, sự nhảy vọt lên
- cú nảy lên, động tác nhảy vọt lên
- to advance by leaps and bound: tiến nhảy vọt
- nội động từ
- nảy bật lên; nhảy lên
- nảy bật lên; nhảy lên
- tính từ
- sắp đi, đi, đi hướng về
- this ship is bound for China: tàu này (sắp) đi Trung quốc
- homeward bound: trở về nước (tàu thuỷ)
- to be bound up with
- gắn bó với
- the peasantry is bound up with the working class: giai cấp nông dân gắn bó với giai cấp công nhân
- to be bound to
- nhất định, chắc chắn
- to be bound to win
- nhất định thắng
- to be bound to succeed: chắc chắn thành công
- sắp đi, đi, đi hướng về
- thời quá khứ & động tính từ quá khứ của bind
Advanced English dictionary
adjective, verb, noun-see also BIND, BOUND, BOUND v.
+ adjective [not before noun]
1 ~ to do / be sth certain or likely to happen, or to do or be sth: There are bound to be changes when the new system is introduced. + It's bound to be sunny again tomorrow. + You've done so much work-you're bound to pass the exam. + It was bound to happen sooner or later (= we should have expected it). + You're bound to be nervous the first time (= it's understandable).
2 ~ (by sth)
~ (by sth) (to do sth) forced to do sth by law, duty or a particular situation: We are not bound by the decision. + You are bound by the contract to pay before the end of the month. + (BrE, formal) I am bound to say I disagree with you on this point. + They are legally bound to appear in court.
3 (in compounds) prevented from going somewhere or from working normally by the conditions mentioned: Strike-bound travellers face long delays. + fogbound airports
4 ~ (for ...) (also in compounds) travelling, or ready to travel, in a particular direction or to a particular place: homeward bound (= going home) + a plane bound for Dublin + Paris-bound + northbound / southbound / eastbound / westbound
Idioms: be bound together by / in sth to be closely connected: communities bound together by customs and traditions
be bound up in sth very busy with sth; very interested or involved in sth: He's too bound up in his work to have much time for his children.
bound up with sth closely connected with sth: From that moment my life became inextricably bound up with hers.
I'll be bound (old-fashioned, BrE, informal) I feel sure: They're up to some mischief, I'll be bound!
more at HONOUR n.
1 [V +adv./prep.] to run with long steps, especially in an enthusiastic way: The dogs bounded ahead.
2 [VN] [usually passive] (formal) to form the edge or limit of an area: The field was bounded on the left by a wood.
+ noun (written) a high or long jump: The dog cleared the gate in one bound.
See also -
Idioms see LEAP n.
1 Usually, bounds. boundary, boundary-line, limit(s), extent, border(s), confines:
Please try to keep the dogs within the bounds of the estate. Carl's plan is beyond the bounds of common sense.
2 limit, restrict, confine, delimit, define, circumscribe:
The river bounds the property on the east.
1 leap, jump, vault, spring; bounce, hop:
With a great bound, the dog was upon me.
2 by leaps and bounds. See leap, 7, below.
3 leap, jump, hop, spring, vault, gambol, caper, romp, frolic, bounce, Colloq galumph:
The wolfhound came bounding towards me across the meadow.
1 tied, fast, fixed, fastened, confined, secured:
We were bound hand and foot and left in the cave.
2 obliged, obligated, required, constrained, forced, compelled:
In the circumstances, Philippa was bound to do as she was told.
3 determined, resolved:
Otto is bound to go to the party if Antonia is going.
4 likely, certain, sure, destined, predestined, fated, doomed:
He is bound to get the sack if he goes on turning up late.
5 destined, scheduled, booked; headed, directed:
We were bound for Cardiff.
1 bound to do sth certain to do sth
These problems were almost bound to arise.
2 bound (to do sth): obliged to do sth
be, feel | become | remain | hold sb
The president said the country could not be held bound by a treaty signed by the previous regime.
absolutely | irrevocably | by law, contractually, legally
Officials are bound by law to investigate any possible fraud. He was legally bound to report them to the authorities.
| (in) honour, in duty
I felt in duty bound to report the incident.
We are legally bound by this decision.
3 travelling in a particular direction
tourists who are bound for Europe
4 bound up: closely connected
be | become
closely, intimately | inevitably, inextricably | intrinsically | together
A person's name and their sense of their own identity are often closely bound up together.
From that moment my life became inextricably bound up with hers.
Concise English dictionary
+a line determining the limits of an area
+the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
+the greatest possible degree of something
+a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
+move forward by leaps and bounds
+form the boundary of; be contiguous to
+place limits on (extent or access)
+spring back; spring away from an impact
+held with another element, substance or material in chemical or physical union
+confined by bonds
+secured with a cover or binding; often used as a combining form
+(usually followed by `to') governed by fate
+covered or wrapped with a bandage
+headed or intending to head in a certain direction; often used as a combining form as in `college-bound students'
+bound by an oath
+bound by contract
+confined in the bowels
+something that hinders as if with bonds
+stick to firmly
+create social or emotional ties
+make fast; tie or secure, with or as if with a rope
+wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose
+secure with or as if with ropes
+bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted
+form a chemical bond with
+provide with a binding
+fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord
+cause to be constipated