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(imp.) of Bind
(n.) The external or limiting line, either real or imaginary, of any object or space; that which limits or restrains, or within which something is limited or restrained; limit; confine; extent; boundary.
(n.) A leap; an elastic spring; a jump.
(n.) Rebound; as, the bound of a ball.
(n.) Spring from one foot to the other.
(p. p.) of Bind
(p. p. & a.) Restrained by a hand, rope, chain, fetters, or the like.
(p. p. & a.) Inclosed in a binding or cover; as, a bound volume.
(p. p. & a.) Under legal or moral restraint or obligation.
(p. p. & a.) Constrained or compelled; destined; certain; -- followed by the infinitive; as, he is bound to succeed; he is bound to fail.
(p. p. & a.) Resolved; as, I am bound to do it.
(p. p. & a.) Constipated; costive.
(v.) Ready or intending to go; on the way toward; going; -- with to or for, or with an adverb of motion; as, a ship is bound to Cadiz, or for Cadiz.
(v. i.) To move with a sudden spring or leap, or with a succession of springs or leaps; as the beast bounded from his den; the herd bounded across the plain.
(v. i.) To rebound, as an elastic ball.
(v. t.) 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.
(v. t.) To name the boundaries of; as, to bound France.
(v. t.) To make to bound or leap; as, to bound a horse.
(v. t.) To cause to rebound; to throw so that it will rebound; as, to bound a ball on the floor.


(n.) A nobleman on the continent of Europe, equal in rank to an English earl.
(v. i.) To number or be counted; to possess value or carry weight; hence, to increase or add to the strength or influence of some party or interest; as, every vote counts; accidents count for nothing.
(v. i.) To reckon; to rely; to depend; -- with on or upon.
(v. i.) To take account or note; -- with
(v. i.) To plead orally; to argue a matter in court; to recite a count.
(v. t.) To tell or name one by one, or by groups, for the purpose of ascertaining the whole number of units in a collection; to number; to enumerate; to compute; to reckon.
(v. t.) To place to an account; to ascribe or impute; to consider or esteem as belonging.
(v. t.) To esteem; to account; to reckon; to think, judge, or consider.
(v. t.) The act of numbering; reckoning; also, the number ascertained by counting.
(v. t.) An object of interest or account; value; estimation.
(v. t.) A formal statement of the plaintiff's case in court; in a more technical and correct sense, a particular allegation or charge in a declaration or indictment, separately setting forth the cause of action or prosecution.


Imp. & p. p. of Find.
(imp. & p. p.) of Find
(n.) A thin, single-cut file for combmakers.
(v. i.) To lay the basis of; to set, or place, as on something solid, for support; to ground; to establish upon a basis, literal or figurative; to fix firmly.
(v. i.) To take the ffirst steps or measures in erecting or building up; to furnish the materials for beginning; to begin to raise; to originate; as, to found a college; to found a family.
(v. t.) To form by melting a metal, and pouring it into a mold; to cast.


(n.) A font.
(n.) A fountain.


(n.) A variety of the domestic dog, usually having large, drooping ears, esp. one which hunts game by scent, as the foxhound, bloodhound, deerhound, but also used for various breeds of fleet hunting dogs, as the greyhound, boarhound, etc.
(n.) A despicable person.
(n.) A houndfish.
(n.) Projections at the masthead, serving as a support for the trestletrees and top to rest on.
(n.) A side bar used to strengthen portions of the running gear of a vehicle.
(v. t.) To set on the chase; to incite to pursuit; as, to hounda dog at a hare; to hound on pursuers.
(v. t.) To hunt or chase with hounds, or as with hounds.


(n.) A ball or globe forming part of the regalia of an emperor or other sovereign. It is encircled with bands, enriched with precious stones, and surmounted with a cross; -- called also globe.
(n.) An artificial hill or elevation of earth; a raised bank; an embarkment thrown up for defense; a bulwark; a rampart; also, a natural elevation appearing as if thrown up artificially; a regular and isolated hill, hillock, or knoll.
(v. t.) To fortify or inclose with a mound.


(n.) To rise on high; to go up; to be upraised or uplifted; to tower aloft; to ascend; -- often with up.
(n.) To get up on anything, as a platform or scaffold; especially, to seat one's self on a horse for riding.
(n.) To attain in value; to amount.
(v.) A mass of earth, or earth and rock, rising considerably above the common surface of the surrounding land; a mountain; a high hill; -- used always instead of mountain, when put before a proper name; as, Mount Washington; otherwise, chiefly in poetry.
(v.) A bulwark for offense or defense; a mound.
(v.) A bank; a fund.
(v.) That upon which a person or thing is mounted
(v.) A horse.
(v.) The cardboard or cloth on which a drawing, photograph, or the like is mounted; a mounting.
(v. t.) To get upon; to ascend; to climb.
(v. t.) To place one's self on, as a horse or other animal, or anything that one sits upon; to bestride.
(v. t.) To cause to mount; to put on horseback; to furnish with animals for riding; to furnish with horses.
(v. t.) Hence: To put upon anything that sustains and fits for use, as a gun on a carriage, a map or picture on cloth or paper; to prepare for being worn or otherwise used, as a diamond by setting, or a sword blade by adding the hilt, scabbard, etc.
(v. t.) To raise aloft; to lift on high.


The word class that can serve as the subject or object of a verb, the object of a preposition, or in apposition
A content word that can be used to refer to a person, place, thing, quality, or action


(n.) An inclosure, maintained by public authority, in which cattle or other animals are confined when taken in trespassing, or when going at large in violation of law; a pinfold.
(n.) A level stretch in a canal between locks.
(n.) A kind of net, having a large inclosure with a narrow entrance into which fish are directed by wings spreading outward.
(n.) A certain specified weight; especially, a legal standard consisting of an established number of ounces.
(n.) A British denomination of money of account, equivalent to twenty shillings sterling, and equal in value to about $4.86. There is no coin known by this name, but the gold sovereign is of the same value.
(pl.) of Pound
(v. i.) To strike heavy blows; to beat.
(v. i.) To make a jarring noise, as in running; as, the engine pounds.
(v. t.) To strike repeatedly with some heavy instrument; to beat.
(v. t.) To comminute and pulverize by beating; to bruise or break into fine particles with a pestle or other heavy instrument; as, to pound spice or salt.
(v. t.) To confine in, or as in, a pound; to impound.


(a.) Having every portion of the surface or of the circumference equally distant from the center; spherical; circular; having a form approaching a spherical or a circular shape; orbicular; globular; as, a round ball.
(a.) Having the form of a cylinder; cylindrical; as, the barrel of a musket is round.
(a.) Having a curved outline or form; especially, one like the arc of a circle or an ellipse, or a portion of the surface of a sphere; rotund; bulging; protuberant; not angular or pointed; as, a round arch; round hills.
(a.) Full; complete; not broken; not fractional; approximately in even units, tens, hundreds, thousands, etc.; -- said of numbers.
(a.) Not inconsiderable; large; hence, generous; free; as, a round price.
(a.) Uttered or emitted with a full tone; as, a round voice; a round note.
(a.) Modified, as a vowel, by contraction of the lip opening, making the opening more or less round in shape; rounded; labialized; labial. See Guide to Pronunciation, / 11.
(a.) Outspoken; plain and direct; unreserved; unqualified; not mincing; as, a round answer; a round oath.
(a.) Full and smoothly expanded; not defective or abrupt; finished; polished; -- said of style, or of authors with reference to their style.
(a.) Complete and consistent; fair; just; -- applied to conduct.
(adv.) On all sides; around.
(adv.) Circularly; in a circular form or manner; by revolving or reversing one's position; as, to turn one's head round; a wheel turns round.
(adv.) In circumference; as, a ball is ten inches round.
(adv.) From one side or party to another; as to come or turn round, -- that is, to change sides or opinions.
(adv.) By or in a circuit; by a course longer than the direct course; back to the starting point.
(adv.) Through a circle, as of friends or houses.
(adv.) Roundly; fully; vigorously.
(n.) Anything round, as a circle, a globe, a ring. "The golden round" [the crown].
(n.) A series of changes or events ending where it began; a series of like events recurring in continuance; a cycle; a periodical revolution; as, the round of the seasons; a round of pleasures.
(n.) A course of action or conduct performed by a number of persons in turn, or one after another, as if seated in a circle.
(n.) A series of duties or tasks which must be performed in turn, and then repeated.
(n.) A circular dance.
(n.) That which goes round a whole circle or company; as, a round of applause.
(n.) Rotation, as in office; succession.
(n.) The step of a ladder; a rundle or rung; also, a crosspiece which joins and braces the legs of a chair.
(n.) A course ending where it began; a circuit; a beat; especially, one freguently or regulary traversed; also, the act of traversing a circuit; as, a watchman's round; the rounds of the postman.
(n.) A walk performed by a guard or an officer round the rampart of a garrison, or among sentinels, to see that the sentinels are faithful and all things safe; also, the guard or officer, with his attendants, who performs this duty; -- usually in the plural.
(n.) A general discharge of firearms by a body of troops in which each soldier fires once.
(n.) Ammunition for discharging a piece or pieces once; as, twenty rounds of ammunition were given out.
(n.) A short vocal piece, resembling a catch in which three or four voices follow each other round in a species of canon in the unison.
(n.) The time during which prize fighters or boxers are in actual contest without an intermission, as prescribed by their rules; a bout.
(n.) A brewer's vessel in which the fermentation is concluded, the yeast escaping through the bunghole.
(n.) A vessel filled, as for drinking.
(n.) An assembly; a group; a circle; as, a round of politicians.
(n.) See Roundtop.
(n.) Same as Round of beef, below.
(prep.) On every side of, so as to encompass or encircle; around; about; as, the people atood round him; to go round the city; to wind a cable round a windlass.
(v. i.) To grow round or full; hence, to attain to fullness, completeness, or perfection.
(v. i.) To go round, as a guard.
(v. i.) To go or turn round; to wheel about.
(v. i. & t.) To whisper.
(v. t.) To make circular, spherical, or cylindrical; to give a round or convex figure to; as, to round a silver coin; to round the edges of anything.
(v. t.) To surround; to encircle; to encompass.
(v. t.) To bring to fullness or completeness; to complete; hence, to bring to a fit conclusion.
(v. t.) To go round wholly or in part; to go about (a corner or point); as, to round a corner; to round Cape Horn.
(v. t.) To make full, smooth, and flowing; as, to round periods in writing.


(adv.) Soundly.
(n.) The air bladder of a fish; as, cod sounds are an esteemed article of food.
(n.) A cuttlefish.
(n.) A narrow passage of water, or a strait between the mainland and an island; also, a strait connecting two seas, or connecting a sea or lake with the ocean; as, the Sound between the Baltic and the german Ocean; Long Island Sound.
(n.) Any elongated instrument or probe, usually metallic, by which cavities of the body are sounded or explored, especially the bladder for stone, or the urethra for a stricture.
(n.) The peceived object occasioned by the impulse or vibration of a material substance affecting the ear; a sensation or perception of the mind received through the ear, and produced by the impulse or vibration of the air or other medium with which the ear is in contact; the effect of an impression made on the organs of hearing by an impulse or vibration of the air caused by a collision of bodies, or by other means; noise; report; as, the sound of a drum; the sound of the human voice; a horrid sound; a charming sound; a sharp, high, or shrill sound.
(n.) The occasion of sound; the impulse or vibration which would occasion sound to a percipient if present with unimpaired; hence, the theory of vibrations in elastic media such cause sound; as, a treatise on sound.
(n.) Noise without signification; empty noise; noise and nothing else.
(superl.) Whole; unbroken; unharmed; free from flaw, defect, or decay; perfect of the kind; as, sound timber; sound fruit; a sound tooth; a sound ship.
(superl.) Healthy; not diseased; not being in a morbid state; -- said of body or mind; as, a sound body; a sound constitution; a sound understanding.
(superl.) Firm; strong; safe.
(superl.) Free from error; correct; right; honest; true; faithful; orthodox; -- said of persons; as, a sound lawyer; a sound thinker.
(superl.) Founded in truth or right; supported by justice; not to be overthrown on refuted; not fallacious; as, sound argument or reasoning; a sound objection; sound doctrine; sound principles.
(superl.) heavy; laid on with force; as, a sound beating.
(superl.) Undisturbed; deep; profound; as, sound sleep.
(superl.) Founded in law; legal; valid; not defective; as, a sound title to land.
(v. i.) To ascertain the depth of water with a sounding line or other device.
(v. i.) To make a noise; to utter a voice; to make an impulse of the air that shall strike the organs of hearing with a perceptible effect.
(v. i.) To be conveyed in sound; to be spread or published; to convey intelligence by sound.
(v. i.) To make or convey a certain impression, or to have a certain import, when heard; hence, to seem; to appear; as, this reproof sounds harsh; the story sounds like an invention.
(v. t.) To measure the depth of; to fathom; especially, to ascertain the depth of by means of a line and plummet.
(v. t.) Fig.: To ascertain, or try to ascertain, the thoughts, motives, and purposes of (a person); to examine; to try; to test; to probe.
(v. t.) To explore, as the bladder or urethra, with a sound; to examine with a sound; also, to examine by auscultation or percussion; as, to sound a patient.
(v. t.) To causse to make a noise; to play on; as, to sound a trumpet or a horn.
(v. t.) To cause to exit as a sound; as, to sound a note with the voice, or on an instrument.
(v. t.) To order, direct, indicate, or proclain by a sound, or sounds; to give a signal for by a certain sound; as, to sound a retreat; to sound a parley.
(v. t.) To celebrate or honor by sounds; to cause to be reported; to publish or proclaim; as, to sound the praises of fame of a great man or a great exploit.
(v. t.) To examine the condition of (anything) by causing the same to emit sounds and noting their character; as, to sound a piece of timber; to sound a vase; to sound the lungs of a patient.
(v. t.) To signify; to import; to denote.


(v. t. & i.) To sound.


Imp. & p. p. of Wind to twist, and Wind to sound by blowing.
(imp. & p. p.) of Wind
(n.) A hurt or injury caused by violence; specifically, a breach of the skin and flesh of an animal, or in the substance of any creature or living thing; a cut, stab, rent, or the like.
(n.) Fig.: An injury, hurt, damage, detriment, or the like, to feeling, faculty, reputation, etc.
(n.) An injury to the person by which the skin is divided, or its continuity broken; a lesion of the body, involving some solution of continuity.
(n.) To hurt by violence; to produce a breach, or separation of parts, in, as by a cut, stab, blow, or the like.
(n.) To hurt the feelings of; to pain by disrespect, ingratitude, or the like; to cause injury to.


(n.) The offspring of animals, either a single animal or offspring collectively.
(superl.) Not long born; still in the first part of life; not yet arrived at adolescence, maturity, or age; not old; juvenile; -- said of animals; as, a young child; a young man; a young fawn.
(superl.) Being in the first part, pr period, of growth; as, a young plant; a young tree.
(superl.) Having little experience; inexperienced; unpracticed; ignorant; weak.