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English definition of “bond”

bond

noun [C] (CONNECTION)    /bɒnd/ US  /bɑːnd/
B2 a close connection joining two or more people: the bond(s) of friendship/love There has been a close bond between them ever since she saved him from drowning. In societies with strong family bonds (= relationships), people tend to live longer.Relationships in general
(Definition of bond noun (CONNECTION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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