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Adjective
Imposing an obligation or duty
“There was a binding agreement between the two parties as a result of the meeting.”
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Serving, or causing something, to bind or fasten
“He unwound the binding rope and lifted the top of the box.”
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Having been imposed or established by authority
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Unable to be retracted or reversed
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(of a rule or discipline) Rigidly enforced, typically demanding total obedience or observance
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Legally binding or recognized according to law
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Relating to the imposition or enforcement of a rule or method
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Legally, officially or formally in effect
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Irrefutable, or impossible to deny
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Accepting of one's legal or moral obligations and willing to do them well, and without complaint
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Under an obligation
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Of or relating to compression
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Unnatural, artificial or contrived in nature
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Imperative or essential for one's well-being or goals
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Noun
Something, typically long, which binds, ties or fastens
“Jesse gently untied the binding around the roll and flattened the pages.”
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The process or result of joining two or more things together to form a single entity
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The act of joining or fastening something together
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A thick protective outer part or page of a book or magazine
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The act or process of preventing a thing from moving
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Ropes, chains, or other restraints used to hold someone prisoner
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The act of constricting, the state of being constricted, or something that constricts
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A long, narrow piece of cloth, paper, plastic, or some other material
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A piece of cloth put in or over a person's mouth to prevent them from speaking
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Tying up
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A strip of leather or other material worn, typically around the waist
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A strip of woven material used to bind up a wound or to protect an injured part of the body
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(facings) The cuffs, collar, and lapels of a military jacket
Verb
Present participle for to tie up, around or together, typically with a rope, chain, wire, or other cordage
Bind the packages with wire and seal with lead seals to prevent pilfering.”
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Present participle for to restrain with chains or manacles
“Tyr steps up and thrusts his right hand into the wolf's mouth. The other gods bind the beast with the magic chain.”
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Present participle for to fuse or consolidate into a single mass
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“When making meatballs or burgers, an egg is used to bind the ingredients together.”
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Present participle for to join, link or unite together
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“Then fasten the two frames together, allowing the arcs to overlap several inches, and bind the joints securely with thread.”
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Present participle for to cover or wrap up
“The engineer looked around the debris of the half-collapsed trench, but could find nothing to bind the wound with.”
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Present participle for to trim (the edge of a piece of material) with a decorative strip
“Depending on the thickness of the lines you wish to repeat, you can bind the fabric with sewing thread, cotton twine, or rope.”
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(bind oneself) Present participle for to make a contractual or enforceable undertaking
“There is no need for your spouse to sign a contract in order for you to bind yourself to the contract.”
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Present participle for to restrict, hamper or constrain within given bounds
“They are still in the same financial straits that bind their ability to change, adapt, or invest in technology.”
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Present participle for to compel or require someone to do something, especially by legally or contractually
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“Milk distributors refused to sign agreements that would bind them to paying fixed producer prices.”
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Present participle for to give an official acceptance to something as being satisfactory
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Present participle for to fasten or tangle with, or into, a knot
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Present participle for to promise to give in marriage
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Present participle for to imprison or incarcerate someone
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Present participle for to cause to be liked
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Present participle for to tie or roll up (a number of things) together as though into a parcel
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Present participle for to commit or set apart for a particular purpose
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Present participle for to weave together into a braid
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Present participle for to put up as security on a loan
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Present participle for to collect or fasten into a compact group
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Present participle for to bind with a band or girdle
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Present participle for to fasten (pieces of cloth) together temporarily with long stitches
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Present participle for to squeeze together
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Present participle for to be involved in
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(be fated) Present participle for to determine, or doom to, the fate of in advance
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