|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|
|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|
"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|
"These foods tend to constipate you"
|Related terms:||indispose obstipate constipation|
|11.||[ noun ] something that hinders as if with bonds|
|Related terms:||hindrance oblige|