Associations to the word «Bind»

Wiktionary

BIND, verb. (intransitive) To tie; to confine by any ligature.
BIND, verb. (intransitive) To cohere or stick together in a mass.
BIND, verb. (intransitive) To be restrained from motion, or from customary or natural action, as by friction.
BIND, verb. (intransitive) To exert a binding or restraining influence.
BIND, verb. (transitive) To tie or fasten tightly together, with a cord, band, ligature, chain, etc.
BIND, verb. (transitive) To confine, restrain, or hold by physical force or influence of any kind.
BIND, verb. (transitive) To couple.
BIND, verb. (figuratively) To oblige, restrain, or hold, by authority, law, duty, promise, vow, affection, or other social tie.
BIND, verb. (legal) To put (a person) under definite legal obligations, especially, under the obligation of a bond or covenant.
BIND, verb. (legal) To place under legal obligation to serve.
BIND, verb. (transitive) To protect or strengthen by applying a band or binding, as the edge of a carpet or garment.
BIND, verb. (transitive) (archaic) To make fast (a thing) about or upon something, as by tying; to encircle with something.
BIND, verb. (transitive) To cover, as with a bandage.
BIND, verb. (transitive) (archaic) To prevent or restrain from customary or natural action.
BIND, verb. (transitive) To put together in a cover, as of books.
BIND, verb. (transitive) (computing) To associate an identifier with a value; to associate a variable name, method name, etc. with the content of a storage location.
BIND, noun. That which binds or ties.
BIND, noun. A troublesome situation; a problem; a predicament or quandary.
BIND, noun. Any twining or climbing plant or stem, especially a hop vine; a bine.
BIND, noun. (music) A ligature or tie for grouping notes.
BIND, noun. (chess) A strong grip or stranglehold on a position that is difficult for the opponent to break.
BIND ON EQUIP, adjective. (online gaming) Describing a piece of equipment (armor, weapons, accessories) that becomes bound to a player character when equipped by them. The player may sell/trade/give it to another character so long as they have not used it. After use, the player may only sell it to an in-game vendor or discard it, destroying the item. Used mainly on quest rewards and moderate to rare drops. Compare to bind on pickup.
BIND ON EQUIP, verb. (online gaming) (of a piece of equipment) To become permanently associated with a player character upon being equipped.
BIND ON PICKUP, adjective. (online gaming) Describing an item that becomes bound to the player that loots it. The player cannot transfer it to another player; they may only sell it to an in-game vendor or discard it, destroying the item. Used mainly on quest MacGuffins and rare drops. Compare to bind on equip.
BIND ON PICKUP, verb. (online gaming) (of a piece of equipment) To become permanently associated with a player character upon being picked up.
BIND OVER, verb. (legal) To compel someone to do, or abstain from, a particular act.
BIND UP, verb. To wrap, as with bandages.
BIND UP, verb. To tie together

Dictionary definition

BIND, noun. Something that hinders as if with bonds.
BIND, verb. Stick to firmly; "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?".
BIND, verb. Create social or emotional ties; "The grandparents want to bond with the child".
BIND, verb. Make fast; tie or secure, with or as if with a rope; "The Chinese would bind the feet of their women".
BIND, verb. Wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose.
BIND, verb. Secure with or as if with ropes; "tie down the prisoners"; "tie up the old newspapers and bring them to the recycling shed".
BIND, verb. Bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted; "He's held by a contract"; "I'll hold you by your promise".
BIND, verb. Provide with a binding; "bind the books in leather".
BIND, verb. Fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord; "They tied their victim to the chair".
BIND, verb. Form a chemical bond with; "The hydrogen binds the oxygen".
BIND, verb. Cause to be constipated; "These foods tend to constipate you".

Wise words

Four things come not back. The spoken word, the sped arrow, the past life, ad the neglected opportunity.
Arabian Proverb