Associations to the word «Bond»


BOND, noun. (legal) Evidence of a long-term debt, by which the bond issuer (the borrower) is obliged to pay interest when due, and repay the principal at maturity, as specified on the face of the bond certificate. The rights of the holder are specified in the bond indenture, which contains the legal terms and conditions under which the bond was issued. Bonds are available in two forms: registered bonds, and bearer bonds.
BOND, noun. (finance) A documentary obligation to pay a sum or to perform a contract; a debenture.
BOND, noun. A physical connection which binds, a band; often plural.
BOND, noun. An emotional link, connection or union.
BOND, noun. Moral or political duty or obligation.
BOND, noun. (chemistry) A link or force between neighbouring atoms in a molecule.
BOND, noun. A binding agreement, a covenant.
BOND, noun. A bail bond.
BOND, noun. Any constraining or cementing force or material.
BOND, noun. (construction) In building, a specific pattern of bricklaying.
BOND, noun. In Scotland, a mortgage.
BOND, noun. (railways) A heavy copper wire or rod connecting adjacent rails of an electric railway track when used as a part of the electric circuit.
BOND, verb. (transitive) To connect, secure or tie with a bond; to bind.
BOND, verb. (transitive) To cause to adhere (one material with another).
BOND, verb. (transitive) (chemistry) To form a chemical compound with.
BOND, verb. (transitive) To guarantee or secure a financial risk.
BOND, verb. To form a friendship or emotional connection.
BOND, verb. (transitive) To put in a bonded warehouse.
BOND, verb. (transitive) (construction) To lay bricks in a specific pattern.
BOND, verb. (transitive) (electricity) To make a reliable electrical connection between two conductors (or any pieces of metal that may potentially become conductors).
BOND, verb. To bail out by means of a bail bond.
BOND, noun. A peasant; churl.
BOND, noun. A vassal; serf; one held in bondage to a superior.
BOND, adjective. Subject to the tenure called bondage.
BOND, adjective. In a state of servitude or slavedom; not free.
BOND, adjective. Servile; slavish; pertaining to or befitting a slave.
BOND, proper noun. A surname​.
BOND ANGLE, noun. (chemistry) The angle between two bonds that have a common atom
BOND DISCOUNT, noun. (legal) A reduction from the face amount of a bond that occurs where bonds are sold on the market for cash at a price less than the face amount. Since bonds mature years after issue, they are discounted to reflect present value.
BOND DISSOCIATION ENERGY, noun. (chemistry) (physics) The change in enthalpy that occurs when a specific chemical bond is broken; a measure of the strength of the bond
BOND DISTORTION, noun. (chemistry) Any change in the lengths of chemical bonds, and in the angles between them, caused by steric hindrance and similar forces
BOND ENERGY, noun. (chemistry) (physics) The sum of the bond dissociation energies of all the bonds in a molecule
BOND ENERGY, noun. (chemistry) (physics) The average or typical bond dissociation energy of a particular type of bond
BOND FOR DEED, noun. (legal): A document given by the owner of real estate to convey the property upon being paid money; an agreement to convey title in the future that, so long as it remains executory, allows title to remain vested in the original owner.
BOND FOR GENERAL PURPOSES, noun. (legal): Government bonds that are a charge against the taxpayers generally, as distinguished from bonds for improvements, the cost of which is charged to the property specially benefited.
BOND GIRL, noun. One of the beautiful, seductive young women who appear in James Bond movies
BOND GIRL, noun. (transferred sense) A beautiful, seductive young woman
BOND GIRLS, noun. Plural of Bond girl
BOND ISSUE, noun. (legal) The offering of bonds for sale to investors.
BOND ISSUES, noun. Plural of bond issue
BOND LENGTH, noun. (chemistry) (physics) The distance between a pair of atoms that are bonded together in a molecule
BOND MARKET, noun. A financial market where participants buy and sell debt securities, usually in the form of bonds.
BOND MARKETS, noun. Plural of bond market
BOND ORDER, noun. (chemistry) The number of bonds between a pair of atoms in a molecule
BOND PAPER, noun. A high-quality durable writing paper similar to bank paper but of greater weight, formerly used for government bonds.
BOND PREMIUM, noun. (finance) The amount that the purchaser pays in buying a bond that exceeds the face value or call value of the bond.
BOND PREMIUMS, noun. Plural of bond premium
BOND TIMBER, noun. Timber worked into a wall to tie or strengthen it longitudinally.
BOND VILLAIN, noun. An evil mastermind who attempts to take over the world.
BOND VILLAINS, noun. Plural of Bond villain

Dictionary definition

BOND, noun. An electrical force linking atoms.
BOND, noun. A certificate of debt (usually interest-bearing or discounted) that is issued by a government or corporation in order to raise money; the issuer is required to pay a fixed sum annually until maturity and then a fixed sum to repay the principal.
BOND, noun. A connection based on kinship or marriage or common interest; "the shifting alliances within a large family"; "their friendship constitutes a powerful bond between them".
BOND, noun. (criminal law) money that must be forfeited by the bondsman if an accused person fails to appear in court for trial; "the judge set bail at $10,000"; "a $10,000 bond was furnished by an alderman".
BOND, noun. A restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner).
BOND, noun. A connection that fastens things together.
BOND, noun. A superior quality of strong durable white writing paper; originally made for printing documents.
BOND, noun. United States civil rights leader who was elected to the legislature in Georgia but was barred from taking his seat because he opposed the Vietnam War (born 1940).
BOND, noun. British secret operative 007 in novels by Ian Fleming.
BOND, noun. The property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition; "the mutual adhesiveness of cells"; "a heated hydraulic press was required for adhesion".
BOND, verb. Stick to firmly; "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?".
BOND, verb. Create social or emotional ties; "The grandparents want to bond with the child".
BOND, verb. Issue bonds on.
BOND, verb. Bring together in a common cause or emotion; "The death of their child had drawn them together".

Wise words

Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more than their words.
Baruch Spinoza