Definitions for bind

Definitions for (noun) bind

Main entry: bind

Definition: something that hinders as if with bonds

Definitions for (verb) bind

Main entry: constipate, bind

Definition: cause to be constipated

Usage: These foods tend to constipate you

Main entry: bind

Definition: form a chemical bond with

Usage: The hydrogen binds the oxygen

Main entry: bind, hold, obligate, oblige

Definition: bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted

Usage: He's held by a contract; I'll hold you by your promise

Main entry: tie, bind

Definition: fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord

Usage: They tied their victim to the chair

Main entry: bind, tie down, tie up, truss

Definition: secure with or as if with ropes

Usage: tie down the prisoners; tie up the old newspapers and bring them to the recycling shed

Main entry: bind

Definition: make fast; tie or secure, with or as if with a rope

Usage: The Chinese would bind the feet of their women

Main entry: bind, bandage

Definition: wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose

Main entry: bind

Definition: provide with a binding

Usage: bind the books in leather

Main entry: stick, stick to, hold fast, bond, bind, adhere

Definition: stick to firmly

Usage: Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?

Main entry: bond, tie, bind, attach

Definition: create social or emotional ties

Usage: The grandparents want to bond with the child

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