Student Thesaurus

One entry found for bind.
Entry Word: bind
Function: verb
Text: 1 to confine or restrain with or as if with chains <prisons tend to bind convicted criminals for transport> <Angie feels bound to her boyfriend by love and loyalty>
Synonyms chain, enchain, fetter, handcuff, manacle, shackle, trammel
Related Words lash, pinion, secure, tie, truss; attach, fasten, join, link; confine, constrain, curb, hamper, hinder, limit, restrict; entangle, tangle
Near Antonyms emancipate, free, liberate, loose, release, rescue; undo, unfasten, untangle, untie; detach, disengage
Antonyms unbind, unfetter
2 to cover with a bandage <bind the wound to stop the bleeding> -- see BANDAGE
3 to gather into a tight mass by means of a line or cord <bind the asparagus spears carefully before packing the bunches> -- see TIE 1