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bind

 
Noun bind has 1 sense
  1. bind - something that hinders as if with bonds
    --1 is a kind of
    hindrance, deterrent, impediment, balk, baulk, check, handicap
    Derived form: verb bind6
Verb bind has 10 senses
  1. adhere, hold fast, bond, bind, stick, stick to - stick to firmly; "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?"
    --1 is one way to attach
    Derived forms: noun binder2, noun binding1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
  2. bind, tie, attach, bond - create social or emotional ties; "The grandparents want to bond with the child"
    --2 is one way to relate
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s somebody
  3. bind - make fast; tie or secure, with or as if with a rope; "The Chinese would bind the feet of their women"
    --3 is one way to
    attach
    Antonyms: unbind
    Derived forms: noun binder1, noun binder4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  4. bind, bandage - wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose
    --4 is one way to fasten, fix, secure
    Derived form: noun binding3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. tie down, tie up, bind, truss - secure with or as if with ropes; "tie down the prisoners"; "tie up the old newspapes and bring them to the recycling shed"
    --5 is one way to restrain, confine, hold
    Sample sentence:
    They want to bind the prisoners
  6. oblige, bind, hold, obligate - bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted; "He's held by a contract"; "I'll hold you by your promise"
    --6 is one way to relate
    Derived form: noun bind1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
  7. bind - form a chemical bond with; "The hydrogen binds the oxygen"
    --7 is one way to
    adhere, hold fast, bond, bind, stick, stick to
    Derived forms: noun binder2, noun binding1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  8. bind - provide with a binding; "bind the books in leather"
    --8 is one way to
    cover
    Derived forms: noun binder3, noun binding2, noun binding4, noun bindery1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  9. tie, bind - fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord; "They tied their victim to the chair"
    --9 is one way to fasten, fix, secure
    Derived form: noun binder1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
  10. constipate, bind - cause to be constipated; "These foods tend to constipate you"
    --10 is one way to indispose
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s somebody
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