bound n1 : boundary usually used in pl. [metes and s ]
2 : something that limits or restrains [within the s of the law]
past and past part of
vt : to form the boundary of or enclose [property ed on the north by a stone wall]
adj : placed under a legal or moral restraint or obligation
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.