Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “bond”

See all translations

bond

noun [C]  /bɑnd/ us  

bond noun [C] (CONNECTION)

a close and lasting relationship between people: The bond between parents and children is usually very strong.

bond noun [C] (DOCUMENT)

an official document that states you will be paid a certain amount of money because you have lent money to a government or company: The county issued $4 million in bonds for road construction.

bond

verb  /bɑnd/ us  

bond verb (GLUE)

[I/T] to stick materials together, usually using glue: [I] The pieces will bond in less than a minute.

bond verb (DEVELOP CONNECTION)

[T] to develop a close and lasting relationship: The puppy and his master bonded quickly.
(Definition of bond from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of bond?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More American English definitions for “bond”

Definitions of “bond” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

baby

a very young child, especially one that has not yet begun to walk or talk

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More