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Related to bound up: bind up, hold off, On a par, no thanks to you, pick up the slack
boundadjective accountable, answerable, called by duty, chargeable, committed, constrained, destined, engaged, forced, having no alternative, impelled, liable, necessitated, obligated, obliged, pledged, pressed by duty, required, responsible, restrained, tied, under a vow, under compulsion, under necessity, under obligation
Foreign phrases: Naturale est quidlibet dissolvi eo modo quo ligatur.It is natural for a thing to be unbound in the same way in which it was made binding. Nemo tenetur ad impossibile. No one is bound to do an impossibility. Quo ligatur, eo dissolvitur. By the same means by which a thing is bound, it is released.
See also: abate, abut, accountable, actionable, attached, barrier, boundary, circumscribe, condition, confine, definite, delimit, demarcate, detain, diminish, en route, enclose, encompass, end, frontier, hedge, include, indebted, limit, loyal, mete, palliate, periphery, qualify, responsible, restrain, restrict, shut, specialize, termination