NounBind (plural Binds)
- That which binds or ties.
- A troublesome situation; a problem; a predicament or quandary.
- Any twining or climbing plant or stem, especially a hop vine; a bine.
- (music) A ligature or tie for grouping notes.
- To connect
- To couple
- To put together in a cover, as of books
- (computing) to associate an identifier with a value; to associate a variable name with the content of a storage location
Adverbs for Bind
indubitably; beautifully; closely; exquisitely; intimately; firmly; conveniently; infinitely; eternally; irrevocably; inextricably
Synonyms for Bind
Antonyms for Bind
accept obligation, adjoin, afterthought, agglutinate, agree to, ally, anchor, annoyance, answer for, apply, apprentice, article, associate, attach, band, bandage, bar, be answerable for, be responsible for, be security for, befringe, belt, bend, bind over, bind up, block, block up, blockade, blockage, border, bore, bother, bound, brace, bracket, braze, bridle, bundle, bung, bureaucratic delay, caulk, cause, cause to, cement, chain, chink, choke, choke off, choke up, cinch, clog, clog up, clutch, commit, compel, complication, congest, connect, constipate, constrain, contract, cork, correlate, couple, cover, crunch, dam, dam up, delay, delayage, delayed reaction, detention, dilemma, do up, double take, dragging, draw a parallel, drive, edge, embarrassing position, embarrassment, enchain, encircle, enforce, enframe, engage, entrammel, equate, fasten, fetter, fill, fill up, fine how-do-you-do, fix, force, foul, frame, fringe, fuse, gird, girdle, girt, girth, glue, go bail for, gum, gyve, halt, hamper, handcuff, hang-up, have, have an understanding, hell to pay, hem, hindrance, hobble, hog-tie, hold, holdup, hopple, hot water, how-do-you-do, identify, imbroglio, impel, indenture, interim, interrelate, irritant, irritation, jam, lace, lag, lagging, lap, lash, leash, line, link, list, logjam, make, make fast, make imperative, make incumbent, manacle, march, marge, margin, marginate, mess, mix, moor, morass, moratorium, obligate, oblige, obstipate, obstruct, obstruction, ordeal, pack, paperasserie, parallel, parallelize, parlous straits, pass, paste, pause, peg down, picket, pickle, pin down, pinch, pinion, pledge, plight, plug, plug up, predicament, pretty pass, pretty pickle, pretty predicament, purfle, purl, put in irons, quagmire, quicksand, red tape, red-tapeism, red-tapery, relate, relativize, reprieve, require, respite, restrain, retardance, retardation, rim, rope, saddle with, scrape, secure, set off, shackle, shake hands on, side, skirt, slough, slow-up, slowdown, slowness, solder, spile, splice, spot, squeeze, stanch, stay, stay of execution, stench, stew, stick, stick together, sticky wicket, stop, stop up, stoppage, stopper, stopple, strait, straitjacket, straits, strap, stuff, stuff up, suspension, swaddle, swamp, swathe, take the vows, tether, tie, tie down, tie up, tie-up, tight spot, tight squeeze, tightrope, time lag, trammel, trial, tricky spot, trim, truss, undertake, unholy mess, use force upon, verge, vexation, wait, wed, weld, wire, wrap, wrap up, wreathe
From Old English bindan, from Proto-Germanic *bindanan (compare West Frisian bine, Dutch/German binden), from Proto-Indo-European *bhendh- 'to tie' (compare Welsh benn 'cart', Latin offendīx 'knot, band', Lithuanian beñdras 'partner', Ancient Greek peîsma 'cable, rope', Sanskrit badhnāti 'he binds').
- Bind in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
- Bind in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- volume (a single book of a publication)
- sling (a kind of hanging bandage)
- Han går med armen i bind
- sanitary napkin
- imperative of binda.