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Bind 1

Definition: To tie, or confine with a cord, band, ligature, chain, etc.; to fetter; to make fast; as, to bind grain in bundles; to bind a prisoner.

Bind 2

Definition: To confine, restrain, or hold by physical force or influence of any kind; as, attraction binds the planets to the sun; frost binds the earth, or the streams.

Bind 3

Definition: To cover, as with a bandage; to bandage or dress; sometimes with up; as, to bind up a wound.

Bind 4

Definition: To make fast a thing) about or upon something, as by tying; to encircle with something; as, to bind a belt about one; to bind a compress upon a part.

Bind 5

Definition: To prevent or restrain from customary or natural action; as, certain drugs bind the bowels.

Bind 6

Definition: To protect or strengthen by a band or binding, as the edge of a carpet or garment.

Bind 7

Definition: To sew or fasten together, and inclose in a cover; as, to bind a book.

Bind 8

Definition: Fig.: To oblige, restrain, or hold, by authority, law, duty, promise, vow, affection, or other moral tie; as, to bind the conscience; to bind by kindness; bound by affection; commerce binds nations to each other.

Bind 9

Definition: To bring (any one) under definite legal obligations; esp. under the obligation of a bond or covenant.

Bind 10

Definition: To place under legal obligation to serve; to indenture; as, to bind an apprentice; sometimes with out; as, bound out to service.

Bind 11

Definition: To tie; to confine by any ligature.

Bind 12

Definition: To contract; to grow hard or stiff; to cohere or stick together in a mass; as, clay binds by heat.

Bind 13

Definition: To be restrained from motion, or from customary or natural action, as by friction.

Bind 14

Definition: To exert a binding or restraining influence.

Bind 15

Definition: That which binds or ties.

Bind 16

Definition: Any twining or climbing plant or stem, esp. a hop vine; a bine.

Bind 17

Definition: Indurated clay, when much mixed with the oxide of iron.

Bind 18

Definition: A ligature or tie for grouping notes.

bind 19

Definition: something that hinders as if with bonds

bind 20

Definition: cause to be constipated; "These foods tend to constipate you"

bind 21

Definition: form a chemical bond with; "The hydrogen binds the oxygen"

bind 22

Definition: bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted; "He''s held by a contract"; "I''ll hold you by your promise"

bind 23

Definition: fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord; "They tied their victim to the chair"

bind 24

Definition: secure with or as if with ropes; "tie down the prisoners"; "tie up the old newspapes and bring them to the recycling shed"

bind 25

Definition: make fast; tie or secure, with or as if with a rope; "The Chinese would bind the feet of their women"

bind 26

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

bind 27

Definition: provide with a binding; "bind the books in leather"

bind 28

Definition: stick to firmly; "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?"

bind 29

Definition: create social or emotional ties; "The grandparents want to bond with the child"


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