verb (past and past participle bound)
1》 tie or fasten (something) tightly together.
    ↘restrain (someone) by tying their hands and feet.
    ↘wrap or encircle (something) tightly.
2》 hold in a united or cohesive group or mass.
    ↘hold or combine with (a substance) by chemical bonding.
3》 impose a legal or contractual obligation on.
    ↘indenture (someone) as an apprentice.
    ↘secure (a contract), typically with a sum of money.
    ↘(bind someone over) (of a court of law) require someone to fulfil an obligation, typically by paying a sum of money as surety.
4》 fix together and enclose (the pages of a book) in a cover.
5》 trim (the edge of a piece of material) with a fabric strip.
6》 Logic (of a quantifier) be applied to (a given variable) so that the variable falls within its scope.
7》 (of a food or medicine) make (someone) constipated.
1》 informal an annoyance.
    ↘a problematical situation.
2》 a statutory constraint.
3》 Music another term for tie.
4》 another term for bine.
OE bindan, of Gmc origin.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.


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