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Synonyms for bond

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

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to hold fast

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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

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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)

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British secret operative 007 in novels by Ian Fleming

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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

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bring together in a common cause or emotion

References in classic literature ?
I strove to tear myself loose from my bonds, but succeeded only in tightening them about my arms.
She dropped my weapons at my feet, and, snatching the knife from its resting place, severed the bonds that held me.
Of this kind is the gout, which serves as a bond of brotherhood to the purple-visaged gentry, who obey the herald's voice, and painfully hobble from all civilized regions of the globe to take their post in the grand procession.
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.
Meantime little Heinel grew up, and as the end of the twelve years drew near the merchant began to call to mind his bond, and became very sad and thoughtful; so that care and sorrow were written upon his face.
You have cheated and taken in my father,' said the son; 'pray give him up his bond at once.
Oh, what a fool she had been not to realize what the bond was that had held her to Gilbert -- to think that the flattered fancy she had felt for Roy Gardner had been love.
It is no use," she is told, "Shylock will have his bond, and nothing but his bond.
Why, this bond is forfeit: And lawfully by this the Jew may claim A pound of flesh, to be by him cut off Nearest the merchant's heart.
If certain characters are always found correlated with others, though no apparent bond of connexion can be discovered between them, especial value is set on them.
All the foregoing rules and aids and difficulties in classification are explained, if I do not greatly deceive myself, on the view that the natural system is founded on descent with modification; that the characters which naturalists consider as showing true affinity between any two or more species, are those which have been inherited from a common parent, and, in so far, all true classification is genealogical; that community of descent is the hidden bond which naturalists have been unconsciously seeking, and not some unknown plan of creation, or the enunciation of general propositions, and the mere putting together and separating objects more or less alike.
And whenever they walk "by roaring streets unknown" they remember their native city "most faithful, foolish, fond; making her mere-breathed name their bond upon their bond.
Though indeed,' she hurried on, 'nothing else is to be expected and why should it be expected and if it's not to be expected why should it be, and I am far from blaming you or any one, When your mama and my papa worried us to death and severed the golden bowl--I mean bond but I dare say you know what I mean and if you don't you don't lose much and care just as little I will venture to add--when they severed the golden bond that bound us and threw us into fits of crying on the sofa nearly choked at least myself everything was changed and in giving my hand to Mr F.
What I must have of Bleeding Heart Yard,' said Pancks, making a note of the case in his book, 'is my bond.