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Meaning of bind

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: something that hinders as if with bonds
      v 1: stick to firmly; "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?"
           [syn: {adhere}, {hold fast}, {bond}, {bind}, {stick},
           {stick to}]
      2: create social or emotional ties; "The grandparents want to
         bond with the child" [syn: {bind}, {tie}, {attach}, {bond}]
      3: make fast; tie or secure, with or as if with a rope; "The
         Chinese would bind the feet of their women" [ant: {unbind}]
      4: wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose [syn:
         {bind}, {bandage}]
      5: secure with or as if with ropes; "tie down the prisoners";
         "tie up the old newspapers and bring them to the recycling
         shed" [syn: {tie down}, {tie up}, {bind}, {truss}]
      6: bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted; "He's held by a
         contract"; "I'll hold you by your promise" [syn: {oblige},
         {bind}, {hold}, {obligate}]
      7: provide with a binding; "bind the books in leather"
      8: fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord; "They tied
         their victim to the chair" [syn: {tie}, {bind}] [ant:
         {unbrace}, {unlace}, {untie}]
      9: form a chemical bond with; "The hydrogen binds the oxygen"
      10: cause to be constipated; "These foods tend to constipate
          you" [syn: {constipate}, {bind}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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