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1. bind

verb. ['ˈbaɪnd'] stick to firmly.

Synonyms

  • stick
  • attach
  • cohere
  • bond
  • hold fast
  • cling
  • cleave
  • stick to

Antonyms

  • untwist
  • louden
  • be well
  • unmuzzle

Etymology

  • bindan (English)

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Rhymes with Bind

  • disinclined
  • unconfined
  • intertwined
  • unrefined
  • undermined
  • undefined
  • redesigned
  • redefined
  • reclined
  • reassigned
  • realigned
  • mankind
  • inclined
  • gschwind
  • entwined
  • enshrined
  • declined
  • consigned
  • confined
  • combined
  • unwind
  • unsigned
  • unlined
  • unkind
  • resigned
  • remind
  • refined
  • maligned
  • elkind
  • designed

How do you pronounce bind?

Pronounce bind as baɪnd.

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Sentences with bind


1. Verb, base form
Tie strips of old neck ties together and bind it around the frame.

2. Noun, singular or mass
If you have made Roth IRA contributions for the incorrect year, you may be in a tax bind.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
And when it's handmade with love, it could definitely be one of those ties that bind!

Quotes about bind


1. Is this the part where you start tearing off strips of your shirt to bind my wounds?""If you wanted me to rip my clothes off, you should have just asked.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Bones

2. Three Rings for the Elven-kings under the sky, Seven for the Dwarf-lords in halls of stone,Nine for Mortal Men, doomed to die, One for the Dark Lord on his dark throneIn the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie. One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them.In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie.
- J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings

3. ...love is the sum of our choices, the strength of our commitments, the ties that bind us together.
- Emily Giffin, Love the One You're With

2. bind

verb. ['ˈbaɪnd'] make fast; tie or secure, with or as if with a rope.

Synonyms

  • gird
  • attach
  • cement
  • swaddle
  • swathe

Antonyms

  • detach
  • unfixed
  • disconnect
  • disjoin

Etymology

  • bindan (English)

3. bind

verb. ['ˈbaɪnd'] create social or emotional ties.

Synonyms

  • attach
  • fixate
  • befriend
  • bond
  • relate

Antonyms

  • open circuit
  • unwind
  • uncoil
  • enable

Etymology

  • bindan (English)

4. bind

verb. ['ˈbaɪnd'] wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose.

Synonyms

  • secure
  • fasten
  • bandage

Antonyms

  • unravel
  • unknot
  • untwine
  • smoothness

Etymology

  • bindan (English)

5. bind

verb. ['ˈbaɪnd'] secure with or as if with ropes.

Synonyms

  • chain up
  • fagot
  • secure
  • faggot up
  • confine
  • restrain
  • tie up
  • hog-tie
  • fasten
  • truss
  • hold
  • faggot
  • tie down

Antonyms

  • dangerous
  • unprotected
  • weaken
  • unsound

Etymology

  • bindan (English)

6. bind

verb. ['ˈbaɪnd'] bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted.

Synonyms

  • oblige
  • indent
  • relate
  • article
  • obligate
  • tie down
  • hold
  • pledge

Antonyms

  • summerize
  • dull
  • uncork
  • vulnerable

Etymology

  • bindan (English)

7. bind

verb. ['ˈbaɪnd'] cause to be constipated.

Synonyms

  • obstipate
  • constipate

Antonyms

  • unchain
  • dislodge
  • unhook

Etymology

  • bindan (English)

8. bind

noun. ['ˈbaɪnd'] something that hinders as if with bonds.

Synonyms

  • check
  • impediment
  • balk
  • hinderance
  • deterrent
  • baulk
  • handicap

Antonyms

  • unlock
  • unpin
  • unstaple
  • unbar

Etymology

  • bindan (English)

9. bind

verb. ['ˈbaɪnd'] provide with a binding.

Synonyms

  • cover

Antonyms

  • free
  • divest

Etymology

  • bindan (English)

10. bind

verb. ['ˈbaɪnd'] form a chemical bond with.

Synonyms

  • stick
  • ligate
  • bond
  • hold fast
  • stick to

Antonyms

  • unbuckle
  • unbutton
  • worsen
  • break

Etymology

  • bindan (English)
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