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Synonyms for bond

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for bond

something that physically confines the legs or arms

that which unites or binds

a legally binding arrangement between parties

the close physical union of two objects

money supplied for the temporary release of an arrested person that guarantees appearance of that person for trial


to hold fast

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Synonyms for bond

a connection based on kinship or marriage or common interest

(criminal law) money that must be forfeited by the bondsman if an accused person fails to appear in court for trial

a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)

a connection that fastens things together

a superior quality of strong durable white writing paper


Related Words

United States civil rights leader who was elected to the legislature in Georgia but was barred from taking his seat because he opposed the Vietnam War (born 1940)


British secret operative 007 in novels by Ian Fleming


the property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition

create social or emotional ties

issue bonds on

Related Words

bring together in a common cause or emotion

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References in classic literature ?
"It is no use," she is told, "Shylock will have his bond, and nothing but his bond."
I crave the law, The penalty and forfeit of my bond. PORTIA.
The old man held his tongue, but Heinel said again, 'What do you want here?' The dwarf said, 'I come to talk with your father, not with you.' 'You have cheated and taken in my father,' said the son; 'pray give him up his bond at once.' 'Fair and softly,' said the little old man; 'right is right; I have paid my money, and your father has had it, and spent it; so be so good as to let me have what I paid it for.' 'You must have my consent to that first,' said Heinel, 'so please to step in here, and let us talk it over.' The old man grinned, and showed his teeth, as if he should have been very glad to get into the circle if he could.
Trent stooped down and, picking up the knife, cut the bonds which had bound the boy.
We might find innumerable other instances, where the bond of mutual disease--not to speak of nation-sweeping pestilence--embraces high and low, and makes the king a brother of the clown.
We appeal now to the sacred bond of sorrow, and summon the great multitude who labor under similar afflictions to take their places in the march.
I will take the five scraps of paper that I now hold as bonds, with your signature alone, and here is a receipt in full for the six millions between us.
But here are your bonds; pay me differently;" and he held the bonds towards Danglars, who seized them like a vulture extending its claws to withhold the food that is being wrested from its grasp.
He writhed in his bonds; a violent contraction of surprise and pain distorted the muscles of his face, but he uttered not a single sigh.
"Gold in the form of securities and bonds and so forth," Mr.
The last act was a triumph for the hero, poor and of the masses, the representative of the audience, over the villain and the rich man, his pockets stuffed with bonds, his heart packed with tyrannical purposes, imperturbable amid suffering.
"Fly!" she commanded them and then she stooped and cut the bonds securing her prisoner's feet and hands.
He could see a guard sitting before the door of his frail prison, but when he attempted to force the stout bonds that held him he realized that any extra precaution on the part of his captors was quite unnecessary; not even his giant muscles could part those numerous strands.
We heard her straining, trying to free herself from the bonds that held her.
"Roll over here," he said, "where I can get at your bonds with my teeth." The Englishman did as he was bid and presently Tarzan was working at the thongs with his strong white teeth.