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Synonyms of bind

Noun


1. bind, hindrance, hinderance, deterrent, impediment, balk, baulk, check, handicap

usage: something that hinders as if with bonds

Verb


1. adhere, hold fast, bond, bind, stick, stick to, attach

usage: stick to firmly; "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?"

2. bind, tie, attach, bond, relate

usage: create social or emotional ties; "The grandparents want to bond with the child"

3. bind, attach

usage: make fast; tie or secure, with or as if with a rope; "The Chinese would bind the feet of their women"

4. bind, bandage, fasten, fix, secure

usage: wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose

5. tie down, tie up, bind, truss, restrain, confine, hold

usage: secure with or as if with ropes; "tie down the prisoners"; "tie up the old newspapers and bring them to the recycling shed"

6. oblige, bind, hold, obligate, relate

usage: bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted; "He's held by a contract"; "I'll hold you by your promise"

7. bind, cover

usage: provide with a binding; "bind the books in leather"

8. tie, bind, fasten, fix, secure

usage: fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord; "They tied their victim to the chair"

9. bind, adhere, hold fast, bond, bind, stick, stick to

usage: form a chemical bond with; "The hydrogen binds the oxygen"

10. constipate, bind, indispose

usage: cause to be constipated; "These foods tend to constipate you"

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