There are 4 main translations of bound in Spanish:

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bound 1

American English: /baʊnd/
British English: /baʊnd/

intransitive verb

  • 1.1 (leap) 1.2 (move) (+ adverb complement) the dog bounded along behind the bicycle
    el perro iba dando saltos detrás de la bicicleta
    to bound in/out/away
    entrar/salir/irse dando saltos

noun

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bound 2
American English: /baʊnd/
British English: /baʊnd/

noun

  • (limits)
    límites (masculine plural)
    within bounds
    dentro de ciertos límites
    her generosity/enthusiasm knows no bounds
    su generosidad/entusiasmo no tiene límite(s)
    within the bounds of the city
    dentro del perímetro urbano or de los límites de la ciudad
    within the bounds of reason/possibility
    dentro de lo razonable/posible
    the play goes beyond the bounds of decency
    la obra cae en lo indecente
    it's not beyond the bounds of possibility that they know already
    (bien) cabe la posibilidad de que ya lo sepan
    no es descabellado pensar que ya lo saben
    the shop is out of bounds to schoolchildren
    los niños tienen prohibido entrar en la tienda
    Example sentences
    • We elves patrol throughout the Black Wood, and well into the bounds of the ancient elf kingdom, including the Marshes where you are from.
    • I do not need to take it any further than to merely say there is a broad power and it can operate beyond the bounds of the Territory.
    • The bounds of the territorium, described topographically, match the present Llangors parish.
    Example sentences
    • My only limits are the bounds of good taste, what I consider good taste.
    • His ambition for approbation sets bounds and limits to his ambition, so to speak.
    • By contrast, hoarding of a non-monetary commodity is kept within bounds by declining marginal utility.

transitive verb

  • (field/area/country)
    she refuses to be bounded by practical constraints
    se niega a verse constreñida por consideraciones de orden práctico
    Example sentences
    • Oval in plan, the enclosure is bounded by a single stone wall 2.7 m. thick.
    • It is 120 feet long and 45 feet wide, is enclosed by cut stone granite walls and bounded by mature trees.
    • The site is bounded by fencing, hedges and trees, and fences divide most of the plots.

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bound 3
American English: /baʊnd/
British English: /baʊnd/

adjective

  • (predicative) (headed)bound fora ship bound for New York
    un barco con rumbo a Nueva York
    the truck was bound for Italy
    el camión iba rumbo a Italia
    they are homeward/Moscow bound
    van camino a casa/a Moscú
    Example sentences
    • That where he is bound come April 5, when he will attempt to better his brave fourth place in last year's National.
    • Much to my delight, the traffic was heading in the other direction and I had the northern bound freeway to myself.
    • But how many minutes will the bench - bound Italian with the stylised facial hair play against the Koreans?

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bound 4
American English: /baʊnd/
British English: /baʊnd/

adjective

  • 1 (obliged)to be bound to + infinitivethe police are bound to prosecute in such cases
    la policía está obligada a remitir tales casos a la justicia
    he felt bound to tell his mother what had happened
    se sintió obligado a decirle a su madre lo que había sucedido
    I'm duty/honor bound to tell you the truth
    es mi deber/obligación decirte la verdad
    bound and determined (American English)
  • 2 (predicative) (certain)to be bound to + infinitiveit was bound to happen sooner or later
    tarde o temprano tenía que suceder
    she's bound to be elected
    seguro que sale elegida
    it's bound to be expensive
    seguro que es caro
    tiene que ser caro
    it was bound to go wrong
    no cabía duda de que iba a salir mal
    they're up to no good, I'll be bound [colloquial] [dated]
    estoy seguro de que están haciendo algo que no deben
  • 3 (Printing)
    encuadernado
    empastado

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