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Bind

Definition

[n] something that hinders as if with bonds
[v] cause to be constipated; "These foods tend to constipate you"
[v] form a chemical bond with; "The hydrogen binds the oxygen"
[v] bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted; "He's held by a contract"; "I'll hold you by your promise"
[v] To fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord; "They tied their victim to the chair"
[v] secure with or as if with ropes; "tie down the prisoners"
[v] make fast; tie or secure, with or as if with a rope; "The Chinese would bind the feet of their women"
[v] wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose
[v] provide with a binding, as of books
[v] stick to firmly; "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?"
[v] create social or emotional ties; "The grandparents want to bond with the child"

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Antonyms

unbind, unbrace, unlace, untie