Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “bind” en inglés

See all translations

bind

verb uk   /baɪnd/ (bound, bound) us  
C2 [T] to tie something tightly or to fasten something: They bound the packages with brightly coloured ribbon. Bind together the two broken ends. The prisoner was bound hand and foot.C2 [T] to unite people: The things that bind them together are greater than their differences. [T] ( also bind up) To bind a part of the body, especially a part that is damaged, is to tie something around it: He had already bound the child's arm when I arrived. [T] to sew or stick material along the edges of something such as a jacket, in order to make it stronger or to decorate it [T] to make separate pieces of paper into a book: There are several different ways to bind a book, for example you can stitch or stick the pages together.
See also
[I or T] When an egg or water is used, especially in cooking, to bind something, it provides a way of making everything stick together in a solid mass: The mixture wouldn't bind (together).
More examples
Phrasal verbs

bind

noun [S] uk   /baɪnd/ informal us  
a difficult or annoying situation in which you are prevented from acting as you might like: Having to visit her every week is a terrible bind. Borrowing money may put you in a real bind.
(Definition of bind from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de bind
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “bind” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

pot luck

anything that is available or is found by chance, rather than something chosen, planned, or prepared

Palabra del día

Think long and hard; the language of decisions

by Liz Walter,
January 28, 2015
One of the best ways (perhaps the best way) to improve your English is to learn how words go together in phrases, idioms, or other patterns such as verb/noun or adjective/noun pairs (often called ‘collocations’). This blog looks at some useful phrases and collocations connected with the subject of decisions, something we

Aprende más 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Aprende más