bindverbuk /baɪnd/ us /baɪnd/ (bound, bound)
- He had been bound and gagged and left in a cell for three days.
- We tore up some material and bound up the wound as tight as we could.
- All 15 of the republics are in some ways loosening the ties that bind them to Moscow.
- The manuscript has been bound in gold and silver and encrusted with jewels.
- Graham found a length of frayed rope and used it to bind the man's hands and legs.
bindnoun [S]uk /baɪnd/ us /baɪnd/ informal
- a (heavy) cross to bear idiom
- a cloud on the horizon idiom
- a fate worse than death idiom
- a hard/tough row to hoe idiom
- a narrow squeak idiom
- feeding frenzy
- rub salt in/into the wound idiom