Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (n) bind (something that hinders as if with bonds)
- S: (v) adhere, hold fast, bond, bind, stick, stick to (stick to firmly) "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?"
- S: (v) bind, tie, attach, bond (create social or emotional ties) "The grandparents want to bond with the child"
- S: (v) bind (make fast; tie or secure, with or as if with a rope) "The Chinese would bind the feet of their women"
- S: (v) bind, bandage (wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose)
- S: (v) tie down, tie up, bind, truss (secure with or as if with ropes) "tie down the prisoners"; "tie up the old newspapers and bring them to the recycling shed"
- S: (v) oblige, bind, hold, obligate (bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted) "He's held by a contract"; "I'll hold you by your promise"
- S: (v) bind (provide with a binding) "bind the books in leather"
- S: (v) tie, bind (fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord) "They tied their victim to the chair"
- S: (v) bind (form a chemical bond with) "The hydrogen binds the oxygen"
- S: (v) constipate, bind (cause to be constipated) "These foods tend to constipate you"