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bind

verb [T]
 
 
/baɪnd/ (past tense and past participle bound)
TIE to tie something together with string, rope, etc: His hands were bound behind his back.Fastening and tying
KEEP PROMISE to force someone to keep a promise: His contract binds him to working a six-day week.Duty, obligation and responsibility
UNITE to unite people: Culture and language bind people together.Being, becoming friends and getting to know someone
BOOK to fasten pages together to make a book: The book was printed and bound in New York.Fastening and tying
(Definition of bind verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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