1. [ verb ] stick to firmly
Synonyms: stick_to stick bond hold_fast adhere

"Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?"

Related terms: attach cling attachment adhesiveness gummed_label fastener
2. [ verb ] make fast; tie or secure, with or as if with a rope

"The Chinese would bind the feet of their women"

Related terms: unbind attach cement swaddle gird binder
3. [ verb ] create social or emotional ties
Synonyms: bond attach tie

"The grandparents want to bond with the child"

Related terms: relate befriend fixate affiliation alliance
4. [ verb ] wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose
Synonyms: bandage
Related terms: fasten dressing
5. [ verb ] (chemistry) form a chemical bond with

"The hydrogen binds the oxygen"

Related terms: adhere ligate chemistry
6. [ verb ] secure with or as if with ropes
Synonyms: tie_up truss tie_down

"tie down the prisoners" "tie up the old newspapers and bring them to the recycling shed"

Related terms: restrain chain_up hog-tie faggot faggot fasten
7. [ verb ] bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted
Synonyms: hold oblige obligate

"He's held by a contract' "I'll hold you by your promise"

Related terms: relate article tie_down pledge indenture obligation obligation
8. [ verb ] provide with a binding

"bind the books in leather"

Related terms: cover rebind bindery binder
9. [ verb ] To fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord
Synonyms: tie

"They tied their victim to the chair"

Related terms: untie fasten band strap lash_together retie tie_up knot cord lash lace gag rope truss loop tie_down tie_down binder tier tier tying
10. [ verb ] cause to be constipated
Synonyms: constipate

"These foods tend to constipate you"

Related terms: indispose obstipate constipation
11. [ noun ] something that hinders as if with bonds
Related terms: hindrance oblige
Similar spelling:   Biondo