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  • bind —   See tie.   Also: pū ā, kāo o, ho ohīpu u, hauhoa, hauhō, hāwele, nīpe a, awaiāulu, pu aka, kāpola;    ♦ bind tightly, lawa lua, kama aha, pūlawa, pōlena, puaniki;    ♦ bind up, nunu;    ♦ bind on, ōmau, hume;    ♦ bind beforehand, hele honua;… …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • bind — / bīnd/ vt bound / bau̇nd/, bind·ing 1 a: to make responsible for an obligation (as under a contract) agents have the power to bind the insurer R. I. Mehr b: to burden with an obligation prevented married women from bind ing …   Law dictionary

  • bind — [bīnd] vt. bound, binding [ME binden < OE bindan < IE base * bhendh > BAND1, BEND1, Sans badhnāti, (he) binds, Goth bindan] 1. to tie together; make fast or tight, as with a rope or band 2. to hold or restrain as if tied or tied …   English World dictionary

  • Bind — Bind, v. t. [imp. {Bound}; p. p. {Bound}, formerly {Bounden}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Binding}.] [AS. bindan, perfect tense band, bundon, p. p. bunden; akin to D. & G. binden, Dan. binde, Sw. & Icel. binda, Goth. bindan, Skr. bandh (for bhandh) to bind …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bind — ► VERB (past and past part. bound) 1) tie or fasten tightly together. 2) restrain (someone) by tying their hands and feet. 3) wrap or encircle tightly. 4) hold in a united or cohesive group or mass. 5) impose a legal or contractual obligation on …   English terms dictionary

  • Bind — Bind, v. i. 1. To tie; to confine by any ligature. [1913 Webster] They that reap must sheaf and bind. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To contract; to grow hard or stiff; to cohere or stick together in a mass; as, clay binds by heat. Mortimer. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bind — [n] predicament between a rock and a hard place*, crunch*, difficulty, dilemma, hot water*, no win situation*, nuisance, pickle*, predicament, quandary, sticky situation*, tight situation, tight spot*; concepts 230,674 bind [v1] fasten, secure… …   New thesaurus

  • bind — bind1 [ baınd ] (past tense and past participle bound [ baund ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 tie something ▸ 2 unite people ▸ 3 force someone to obey rule ▸ 4 fasten book together ▸ 5 when substances mix ▸ 6 decorate edges 1. ) transitive to tie someone s… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bind — I UK [baɪnd] / US verb Word forms bind : present tense I/you/we/they bind he/she/it binds present participle binding past tense bound UK [baʊnd] / US past participle bound *** 1) [transitive] to tie someone s hands or feet together so they cannot …   English dictionary

  • bind — bind1 [baınd] v past tense and past participle bound [baund] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(tie/fasten)¦ 2¦(form a connection)¦ 3¦(make somebody do something)¦ 4¦(stick together)¦ 5¦(book)¦ 6¦(stitch)¦ Phrasal verbs  bind somebody over ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; O …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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