Definition: (usually followed by `to') governed by fate
Usage: bound to happen; an old house destined to be demolished; he is destined to be famous
Definition: certain to occur; destined or inevitable
Usage: he was certain to fail; his fate is certain; In this life nothing is certain but death and taxes- Benjamin Franklin; he faced certain death; sudden but sure regret; he is sure to win
Definition: headed or intending to head in a certain direction; often used as a combining form as in `college-bound students'
Usage: children bound for school; a flight destined for New York
Definition: adjusted or located in relation to surroundings or circumstances; sometimes used in combination
Usage: the house had its large windows oriented toward the ocean view; helping freshmen become oriented to college life; the book is value-oriented throughout