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English definition of “bind”
/bɑɪnd/ v [T] (past tense and past participle bound /bɑʊnd/) (TIE)
› to tie someone or something tightly, or to fasten things together: The room was full of wooden boxes bound with twisted wire. fig. The club is home to a mix of people bound together by a love of boats and boating. › fig. To bind someone is also to force the person to keep a promise: This contract binds the state to use this land as a park, said Judge Harry Smith. › To bind a book is to fasten one edge of the pages together inside a cover to make a book.