bound and gagged

Definition of bound and gagged

  1. :  with hands and feet tied and something (such as a piece of cloth) put into or over the mouth The hostages were found bound and gagged.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  ready

    :  intending to go :  going

  1. :  a limiting line :  boundary

    :  something that limits or restrains

    :  borderland

  1. : past tense and past participle ofbind

  1. :  to set limits to :  confine

    :  to form a separating line or the boundary of :  enclose

    :  to name the boundaries of

  1. :  placed under legal or moral restraint or obligation :  obliged

    :  fastened by or as if by a band :  confined

    :  very likely :  sure

  1. :  leap, jump

    :  the action of rebounding :  bounce

  1. :  to move by leaping

    :  rebound, bounce

gagplay gagged
  1. :  to restrict use of the mouth of by inserting something into it to prevent speech or outcry

    :  to prevent from exercising freedom of speech or expression

    :  to pry or hold open with a gag

  1. :  something thrust into the mouth to keep it open or to prevent speech or outcry

    :  an official check or restraint on debate or free speech

    :  a laugh-provoking remark or act

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