- tie or fasten (something) tightly together；restrain (someone) by tying their hands and feet
- a problematical situation；a nuisance
noun: bind, plural noun: binds
verb: bind, 3rd person present: binds, gerund or present participle: binding, past tense: bound, past participle: bound
- 1. tie or fasten (something) tightly together:
logs bound together with ropes
they bound her hands and feet
- 2. restrain (someone) by tying their hands and feet:
the raider then bound and gagged Mr Glenn
- 3. wrap (something) tightly:
her hair was bound up in a towel
- 4. bandage (a wound):
Shelley cleaned the wound and bound it up with a clean dressing
- 5. (of an object) be encircled by something, typically metal bands, so as to have greater strength:
an ancient oak chest bound with brass braces
- 6. stick together or cause to stick together in a single mass:
mix the flour with the coconut and enough egg white to bind them
- 7. cause (painting pigments) to form a smooth medium by mixing them with oil.
- 8. hold by chemical bonding:
a protein in a form that can bind DNA
- 9. combine with (a substance) through chemical bonding:
these proteins have been reported to bind to calmodulin
- 10. (of a food or medicine) make (someone) constipated.
- 11. cause (people) to feel united:
the comradeship that had bound such a disparate bunch of lads together
- 12. cause someone to feel strongly attached to (a person or place):
touches like that had bound men to him for life
- 13. impose a legal or contractual obligation on:
a party who signs a document will normally be bound by its terms
- 14. indenture (someone) as an apprentice:
he was bound apprentice at the age of sixteen
- 15. make a contractual or enforceable undertaking:
the government cannot bind itself as to the form of subsequent legislation
- 16. (of a court of law) require (someone) to fulfil an obligation, typically by paying a sum of money as surety:
he was bound over to keep the peace by magistrates
- 17. be hampered or constrained by:
Sarah did not want to be bound by a rigid timetable
- 18. fix together and enclose (the pages of a book) in a cover:
a small, fat volume, bound in red morocco
- 19. trim (the edge of a piece of material) with a decorative strip:
a frill with the edges bound in a contrasting colour
- 20. (of a quantifier) be applied to (a given variable) so that the variable falls within its scope. For example, in an expression of the form ‘For every x, if x is a dog, x is an animal’, the universal quantifier is binding the variable x.
- 21. (of a rule or set of grammatical conditions) determine the relationship between (coreferential noun phrases).
- 1. a problematical situation:
he is in a bind that gets worse with every passing minute
- 2. a nuisance:
the travelling can be a bit of a bind
I know being disturbed on Christmas Day is a bind
- 3. a statutory constraint:
the moral bind of the law
- 4. another term for tie
- 5. another term for bine
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