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to make fast or firmly fixed, as by means of a cord or rope

to apply therapeutic materials to (a wound)

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to be morally bound to do

to unite or be united in a relationship

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something that hinders as if with bonds

create social or emotional ties

make fast

wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose

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secure with or as if with ropes

bind by an obligation

provide with a binding

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cause to be constipated

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References in classic literature ?
You must first bind on the she-wolf's hide, Umslopogaas," quoth Galazi, "else, before a man could count his fingers twice there would be little enough left of you.
put chains upon these hands, And bind me with thy strongest cord, Disdain.
Were the people regarded in this transaction as forming one nation, the will of the majority of the whole people of the United States would bind the minority, in the same manner as the majority in each State must bind the minority; and the will of the majority must be determined either by a comparison of the individual votes, or by considering the will of the majority of the States as evidence of the will of a majority of the people of the United States.
Therefore pass these Sirens by, and stop your men's ears with wax that none of them may hear; but if you like you can listen yourself, for you may get the men to bind you as you stand upright on a cross piece half way up the mast, {99} and they must lash the rope's ends to the mast itself, that you may have the pleasure of listening.
Therefore, take me and bind me to the crosspiece half way up the mast; bind me as I stand upright, with a bond so fast that I cannot possibly break away, and lash the rope's ends to the mast itself.
If by that time your husband does not solemnly bind himself to help me in this great scheme in which I am interested -
Let him bind Thurid," suggested a beautiful woman, laughing.
whispered the woman who had first suggested that I attempt to bind Thurid.
They entangled him under a fresh system of thongs and buckles; he allowed them to bind and buckle him.
Only then will our order have the power unobtrusively to bind the hands of the protectors of disorder and to control them without their being aware of it.
The greatest kindness will not bind the ungrateful.
But they want to be rid of life; what care they if they bind others still faster with their chains and gifts
Now, having great reason to believe that they were betrayed, the first thing they did was to bind the two slaves which were left, and cause two of the three men whom they brought with the women (who, it seems, proved very faithful to them) to lead them, with their two wives, and whatever they could carry away with them, to their retired places in the woods, which I have spoken of above, and there to bind the two fellows hand and foot, till they heard farther.
With the seven Spaniards came one of the three savages, who, as I said, were their prisoners formerly; and with them also came the savage whom the Englishmen had left bound hand and foot at the tree; for it seems they came that way, saw the slaughter of the seven men, and unbound the eighth, and brought him along with them; where, however, they were obliged to bind again, as they had the two others who were left when the third ran away.
The process of activating T cells involves a number of proteins, including the "T-cell receptor," a molecule on the surface of a T cell that recognizes and binds to proteins from the cells or tissues that will subsequently be attacked by the immune system.