Bound, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bounded; p. pr. & vb. n. Bounding.]
1. To limit; to terminate; to fix the furthest point of extension of; -- said of natural or of moral objects; to lie along, or form, a boundary of; to inclose; to circumscribe; to restrain; to confine.
Where full measure only bounds excess. --Milton.
Phlegethon . . .
Whose fiery flood the burning empire bounds. --Dryden.
2. To name the boundaries of; as, to bound France.
Bound·ing, a. Moving with a bound or bounds.
The bounding pulse, the languid limb. --Montgomery.