Definition of 'bind'
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Taking on this fight could help to bind the official opposition. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The mayonnaise that binds the salad gets extra verve from lemon juice and dijon mustard. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What matters more than obsessing over details is being clear that you will not be bound by squeamish political correctness. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Grease the handles of two wooden spoons with butter and wrap a rubber band around them to bind them together. The Sun (2016)In an age in which the tie has all but died out, mine lives on to bind another news day. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's bound to get molecular. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The electromagnetic force binds atoms to one another to form molecules. Christianity Today (2000)You are both almost bound to need help with all this. The Sun (2008)This is bound to become more of a problem as the world economy becomes more universal. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)Football is a successful business because people are eternally bound to their clubs. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We tend to think of sympathy as a cohesive force which binds us together in mutual understanding. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)You will be bound to lose a trick in each suit now. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The books are spiral bound and designed to be read from your handlebars. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is bound to be another year of numbers that will shake the world. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They are not legally binding here but they are seen as persuasive in court. The Sun (2015)This secret is bound to get out. The Sun (2011)Things are now bound to get much better. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Shared taste helps to bind the tribe. Times, Sunday Times (2012)One contentious issue is the percentage at which the vote becomes binding. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Doing that in front of other people was bound to be embarrassing. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He refused to be bound by agreements about how to interpret the experiments meant to settle their dispute. Eating the Sun: How Plants Power the Planet (2007)They are bound by the agreement. The Sun (2012)You're bound to feel nervous and so will she. The Sun (2006)They may feel bound to do something but don't want to. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Then they bind it into position with spider's web. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I would not have either of them guess at this, or feel bound in any way. The Daisy Chain (1837)
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Translations for 'bind'
British English: bind VERB
If something binds people together, it makes them feel as if they are all part of the same group or have something in common.
…a group of people bound together by shared language, culture, and beliefs.
Definition of bind from the Collins English Dictionary
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