heading vs bound : Common Errors in English

About heading vs bound

If you’re reporting on traffic conditions, it’s redundant to say"heading northbound on I-5.” it’s either “heading north” or"northbound.”

heading Meaning(s)

  • (n) a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about
  • (n) the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies
  • (n) a horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine

bound Meaning(s)

  • (n) a line determining the limits of an area
  • (n) the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
  • (n) the greatest possible degree of something
  • (n) a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
  • (v) move forward by leaps and bounds
  • (v) form the boundary of; be contiguous to
  • (v) place limits on (extent or access)
  • (v) spring back; spring away from an impact
  • (a) confined by bonds
  • (a) held with another element, substance or material in chemical or physical union
  • (a) secured with a cover or binding; often used as a combining form
  • (s) (usually followed by `to') governed by fate
  • (s) covered or wrapped with a bandage
  • (s) headed or intending to head in a certain direction; often used as a combining form as in `college-bound students'
  • (s) bound by an oath
  • (s) bound by contract
  • (s) confined in the bowels
  • (n) something that hinders as if with bonds
  • (v) stick to firmly
  • (v) create social or emotional ties
  • (v) make fast; tie or secure, with or as if with a rope
  • (v) wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose
  • (v) secure with or as if with ropes
  • (v) bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted
  • (v) provide with a binding
  • (v) fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord
  • (v) form a chemical bond with
  • (v) cause to be constipated

heading in News

  1. Obama heading to Boston day after US Senate debate

    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama is heading to Boston to rally supporters of Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful Edward Markey a day after Markey and Republican Gabriel Gomez squared off in their second debate.        
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Boston Globe

  2. Heading Soccer Balls Tied to Damaging Brain Changes

    Title: Heading Soccer Balls Tied to Damaging Brain Changes Category: Health News Created: 6/11/2013 10:35:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 6/11/2013 12:00:00 AM
    on June 12, 2013 Source: MedicineNet.com

  3. Heading a soccer ball may be bad for brain

    When compared to the bone-jarring crash between two football helmets, heading a soccer ball might seem almost innocuous. But those seemingly mild hits to a soccer player's head may damage the brain at a deep, molecular level, according to a new study. "It's entirely possible that the innumerable subconcussive hits that those players have may really be a culprit (for brain injury) as well," said ...
    on June 11, 2013 Source: KSAT San Antonio

bound in News

  1. Aces and Eights Should Be in TNA Bound for Glory Series

    COMMENTARY | The TNA Bound for Glory Series is a professional wrestling tournament in which 12 wrestlers compete in a series of matches over several months to determine who receives a World Heavyweight title shot at the Bound for Glory pay-per-view, TNA's biggest event of the year.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Man bound over in death of Shoshoni man

    A 45-year-old man charged with second degree murder in the death last month of a Shoshoni man has been bound over for trial in district court.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: KGWN-TV Cheyenne

  3. Shoshoni Murder Suspect Bound Over June 12th, 2013

    A Shoshoni man was bound over to Lander District Court Wednesday afternoon on charges he murdered another Shoshoni man. 45-year old Shey Elan Bruce was bound over on one count of second degree murder and one count of domestic violence battery.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: KCWY Casper

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