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According to WordNet, the verb "bind" has 10 sense(s).

200074558 cause to be constipated; "These foods tend to constipate you".

201335804 provide with a binding; "bind the books in leather".

200567291 form a chemical bond with; "The hydrogen binds the oxygen".

200885217 bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted; "He's held by a contract"; "I'll hold you by your promise".

201286913 secure with or as if with ropes; "tie down the prisoners"; "tie up the old newspapers and bring them to the recycling shed".

201303242 make fast; tie or secure, with or as if with a rope; "The Chinese would bind the feet of their women".

201285440 fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord; "They tied their victim to the chair".

201356750 stick to firmly; "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?".

201303547 wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose.

202538086 create social or emotional ties; "The grandparents want to bond with the child".


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