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Noun
A problematical situation
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“Russia is in a political bind of its own creation, specifically over the Anti-Ballistic Missile treaty.”
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A nuisance
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“In York it really is a bind having to dodge those disabled drivers trying to have as good a quality of life as those lucky able-bodied shoppers.”
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Something that physically prevents free movement
“The store owner held the would-be burglar in a makeshift bind until the police officers could arrive.”
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An action in which one fencer forces the opponent's blade into the diagonally opposite line, (that is, from high line to low line on the opposite side, or vice versa) by taking it with the guard and forte of his own blade
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The act of retarding or delaying
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A thing that restricts someone's freedom of action
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To confine or restrain with or as if with chains
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“Pack them in your travel cover, binding them with packing tape so they won't rattle around.”
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Stick together or cause to stick together in a single mass
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“The roots of the cover crop bind the soil and resist the flowing water.”
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Be hampered or constrained by
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“The treaty binds them to respect their neighbour's independence.”
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To bandage (a wound)
“Gail seems to have tried to bind up the wound with strip of material or something but was too much in agony to take off her t-shirt first.”
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To unite with emotional ties or commitment
“We empathise and share in your pain, but we know the mettle you are made of, and we are sure you will bind together and be a force to be reckoned with in Panorama 2006 and beyond.”
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Make a contractual or enforceable undertaking
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To trim (the edge of a piece of material) with a decorative strip
“Fancier edge stitches could include binding with lycra, blanket stitch, pinking, overcast with the serger, or turning under and stitching.”
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To give an official acceptance to something as being satisfactory
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To put securely in place or in the desired position
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To strip one of freedom
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To cause to be liked
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To promise to give in marriage
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To put in or as if in prison
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To keep or intend for a special purpose
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To collect or fasten into a compact group
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To bind with a band or girdle
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To fasten (pieces of cloth) together temporarily with long stitches
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To squeeze together
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To draw tight
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To be involved in
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To apply like plaster
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(be fated) To determine, or doom to, the fate of in advance
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To hold up or serve as a foundation for
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