Synonyms for bind

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : bahynd
Phonetic Transcription : baɪnd

Top 10 synonyms for bind Other synonyms for the word bind

Définition of bind

Origin :
  • Old English bindan "to tie up with bonds" (literally and figuratively), also "to make captive; to cover with dressings and bandages" (class III strong verb; past tense band, past participle bunden), from Proto-Germanic *bindan (cf. Old Saxon bindan, Old Norse and Old Frisian binda, Old High German binten "to bind," German binden, Gothic bindan), from PIE root *bhendh- "to bind" (see bend). Intransitive sense of "stick together" is from 1670s. Of books, from c.1400.
  • noun predicament
  • verb fasten, secure
  • verb obligate; restrict
Example sentences :
  • Well, then, be it so; but loving me does not bind you too much.
  • Extract from : « The Black Tulip » by Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
  • Unfortunately, it does not bind me more than I am bound; but it binds you, Rosa, you.
  • Extract from : « The Black Tulip » by Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
  • Bind me over again to my good behaviour you may, by a single word.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 9 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • The people who matter to us are the people who rest us—and calm us—and bind up our wounds.
  • Extract from : « The Coryston Family » by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • We cannot break the links which bind the individual to the race.
  • Extract from : « The Truth About Woman » by C. Gasquoine Hartley
  • That message, and the wearing of the rings, are all that now bind me and the Queen of Ruritania.
  • Extract from : « The Prisoner of Zenda » by Anthony Hope
  • Of which the former are differences that bind, and the latter that separate.
  • Extract from : « Modern Painters Volume II (of V) » by John Ruskin
  • Now that she did meet him she discovered that he held no bonds with which to bind her.
  • Extract from : « Jan and Her Job » by L. Allen Harker
  • In other words, you bind for the sake of loosening, when a good bait is on the hook, do you not?
  • Extract from : « The Book of Khalid » by Ameen Rihani
  • For the fetters which bind us can not be shaken off, before the conscience is emancipated.
  • Extract from : « The Book of Khalid » by Ameen Rihani

Antonyms for bind

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