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    bind - Dictionary definition and meaning for word bind

    Definition
    (noun) something that hinders as if with bonds Definition
    (verb) stick to firmly
    Synonyms : adhere , bond , hold fast , stick , stick to
    Example Sentence
    • Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?
    Definition
    (verb) create social or emotional ties
    Synonyms : attach , bond , tie
    Example Sentence
    • The grandparents want to bond with the child
    Definition
    (verb) make fast; tie or secure, with or as if with a rope
    Example Sentence
    • The Chinese would bind the feet of their women
    Definition
    (verb) wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose
    Synonyms : bandage
    Definition
    (verb) secure with or as if with ropes
    Synonyms : tie down , tie up , truss
    Example Sentence
    • tie down the prisoners
    • tie up the old newspapers and bring them to the recycling shed
    Definition
    (verb) bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted
    Synonyms : hold , obligate , oblige
    Example Sentence
    • He's held by a contract
    • I'll hold you by your promise
    Definition
    (verb) provide with a binding
    Example Sentence
    • bind the books in leather
    Definition
    (verb) fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord
    Synonyms : tie
    Example Sentence
    • They tied their victim to the chair
    Definition
    (verb) form a chemical bond with
    Example Sentence
    • The hydrogen binds the oxygen
    Definition
    (verb) cause to be constipated
    Synonyms : constipate
    Example Sentence
    • These foods tend to constipate you
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