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bound

1
Logic (of a variable) occurring within the scope of a quantifier that indicates the degree of generality of the open sentence in which the variable occurs: in (x) (Fxbxy), x is bound and y is free

bound

2
Maths
a. a number which is greater than all the members of a set of numbers (an upper bound), or less than all its members (a lower bound)
b. more generally, an element of an ordered set that has the same ordering relation to all the members of a given subset
c. whence, an estimate of the extent of some set
References in classic literature ?
I think he was very fond of dogs and horses, for whenever we took him to his own door two or three dogs would come bounding out to meet him.
The dog came bounding back, and seeing his master in a predicament, and hearing the horse groan, barked till the evening hills echoed the sound, which was deep in proportion to his magnitude.
I removed the habit, and there shone forth beneath a grand plaid silk frock, white trousers, and burnished shoes; and, while her eyes sparkled joyfully when the dogs came bounding up to welcome her, she dared hardly touch them lest they should fawn upon her splendid garments.